SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 766b, Burial A-59
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: 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: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has four alternating sets of curvilinear engraved scrolls with rounded corners-hooked arm elements and oval-shaped elements with small and singular inner oval-shaped elements. These central elements of the motif are separated from each by large upper and lower open pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl (No. 766b) in Burial A-59 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS3, 766b, Burial A-59" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 30.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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