SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Clements
VESSEL NO.: 102, Burial H-15
VESSEL FORM: Deep bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The interior and exterior surfaces of this vessel have a red slip. The rim of the vessel has an engraved motif repeated seven times around the vessel: the motif is a meandering scroll that ends in a hooked arm element. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are triangular in shape and filled with vertical hatched lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved deep bowl (Vessel No. 102) in Burial H-15 at the Clements site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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