SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 682, Burial A-53
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 7.3 mm; body, 8.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has eight sets of engraved slanting scroll motifs with rounded ends that form hooked arm elements. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are filled with sets of curvilinear engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Decorative elements on Taylor Engraved carinated bowl (No. 682) in Burial A-53 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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