SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 516, Burial A-45
VESSEL FORM: Bowl, miniature
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.15
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim and body have four sets of engraved slanting scrolls that end in hooked arms. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals defined by excised brackets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bowl (No. 516) in Burial A-45 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 516, Burial A-45" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 20.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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