VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, Vessel 44; 2003.08.240
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Deep bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown to black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm; body, 6.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 22.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 10.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel exterior surface has a red slip. The upper part of the deep bowl has a slanting engraved scroll with a hooked arm end that is repeated six times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have curvilinear engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved deep bowl, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 6, Vessel 44.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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