SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: Extra-31
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0 cm, circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has six sets of slanting engraved scrolls with rounded ends and hooked arms; the slanting scroll and hooked arm elements have excised tick marks. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have a series of curvilinear engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl (Extra-31) from the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, Extra-31" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 23.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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