VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, UC 39; 2003.08.1956
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the lower body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 8.7 mm; body, 8.8 mm; base, 9.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: upper panel is burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 29.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 37.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 8.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has two widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower panel has an engraved scroll motif, upper and lower hooked arm elements, and excised brackets with negative-S-shaped elements. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals, at least one of which has a dash or spur within it.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Taylor Engraved
cf. Taylor Engraved compound bowl, I. P. Starr cemetery, Burial 5, Vessel 2003.08.1956.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z., "41UR319, Burial 5, UC 39; 2003.08.1956" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 76.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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