VESSEL NO.: Burial 8, Vessel 54; 2003.08.111
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: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.58
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls end in a hooked arm element, the larger and outer hooked arm with small tick marks. The scrolls are separated by a vertical engraved bracket with small upper and lower triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 8, Vessel 54.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 8, Vessel 54, 2003.08.111" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 80.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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