SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 144, Burial A-12
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct 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, 6.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.18
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has three sets of an engraved horizontal scroll motif that ends in hooked arm elements. Upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative oval and rectangular-shaped areas defined by excised brackets and rectangular excised areas.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl (No. 144) in Burial A-12 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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