SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 842, Burial A-63
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has seven repeating engraved slanting scrolls with rounded ends and hooked arm elements. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have a series of negative ovals defined by excised vertical bracket elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl (No. 842) in Burial A-63 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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