SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 687, Burial A-53
VESSEL FORM: Bowl, miniature
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct 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: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 2.0, circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the vessel has four evenly-spaced horizontal engraved lines. Below these lines are four sets of engraved scrolls with rounded and hooked arms. Associated with, and above and below, the scrolls are also a series of upper and lower open engraved pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
The smallest and largest vessels in the H. R. Taylor vessel assemblage: large, No. 772; small, No. 687.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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