SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: H. R. Taylor
VESSEL NO.: 102, Burial A-10
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.4 cm, circular-rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.18
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines, while the center of the panel has a horizontal engraved scroll repeated five times with the scrolls ending in a hooked arm element. One part of the horizontal engraved scroll line has excised tick marks. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have a series of negative ovals outlined by excised bracket elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red clay pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl (No. 102) in Burial A-10 at the H. R. Taylor site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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