SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 174, Burial A-13
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has four sets of slanting and vertical scrolls that end in hooked arm elements. The scrolls are divided by engraved bracket elements with hatched corners and a single central horizontal engraved line. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have curvilinear and rectangular-shaped areas outlined by narrow vertical excised areas.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl (No. 174) in Burial A-13 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 174, Burial A-13" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 2.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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