SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Patton
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.525, Burial 3, Vessel No. 20
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone and grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 23.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved slanting scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. Each slanting scroll contains hatched hooked arm elements that conjoin, or in one instance has ticked lines instead of hatched lines; the ticking continues onto the scroll line. The scroll motifs are divided by two sets of narrow arcing lines with hatching. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have narrow arcing lines with hatching.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl, Burial 3, Vessel No. 20, Patton site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS825, 2003.08.525, Burial 3, Vessel 20" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 46.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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