VESSEL NO.: Vessel 5; 2003.08.475
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog; sandy paste
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: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.48
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a scroll and hooked arm motif (at either end of the scroll) that is repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by open brackets with one short spur element on both sides of the bracket. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have excised brackets and curvilinear lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl, I. P. Starr cemetery, Vessel 5.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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