SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 736, Burial A-56
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl, miniature. The vessel is half full of a green clay pigment
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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 and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 3.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 2.3 cm, circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has six sets of curvilinear scrolls with rounded ends and hooked arm elements. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals defined by vertical excised brackets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Miniature Taylor Engraved carinated bowl, No. 736, H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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