SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 767, Burial A-59
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has four sets of engraved curvilinear scrolls with rounded ends and hooked arm elements at the ends of the upper and lower scroll fill zones. The scroll fill zones have a series of curvilinear engraved lines. Dividing the curvilinear scrolls are vertical bracket elements with central hatched engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl (No. 767) in Burial A-59 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 767, Burial A-59" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 29.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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