VESSEL NO.: Burial 9, Vessel 39; 2003.08.1826
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct 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; fire clouds on the rim; organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base; thick organic residue (resin) on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 26.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved slanting scroll with upper and lower hooked arms that is repeated four times around the vessel. The hooked arm elements are next to vertical bracket dividers. Upper and lower scroll fill zones are marked by engraved lines with small excised pendant triangles or tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 9, Vessel 39.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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