VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, Vessel 38; 2003.08.228
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog; fine sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.55
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. Each scroll ends with a hooked arm element. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are triangular-shaped with vertical or diagonal engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 6, Vessel 38.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR320, Burial 6, Vessel 38; 2003.08.228" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 70.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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