Vessel 220 (2003.08.1853)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: inverted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.28
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a series of engraved hooked arm scrolls around the vessel. These are divided by either single vertical lines that end in upper and lower triangles or by oval and diamond-shaped areas. The scrolls do not consistently have upper and lower scroll fill zones, but when they are present, they contain ovals and triangle elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl, Vessel 220, Burial 38.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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