SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Red River County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-126 [TX 071/1], B. R. R.
VESSEL FORM: Miniature deep bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: shell
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded, exterior folded 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, 4.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished; fire clouds on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.1 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has a continuous negative curvilinear scroll motif repeated six times around the vessel; the negative scrolls are created by excising selected areas of the red-slipped exterior surface. To either side of the negative scrolls are six small negative circle elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved miniature deep bowl, GTW-126.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Red River County, Texas, GTW-126 [TX 071/1]" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 104.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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