VESSEL NO.: Burial 4, Vessel 29; 2003.08.0725
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog; fine sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 8.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.04
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved slanted scroll motif, repeated four times around the vessel, that ends in upper and lower hooked arm elements. The scrolls are divided by vertical brackets with two inner spur-like projections. The scroll fill zones have vertical and curvilinear engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 4, Vessel 29.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 4, Vessel 29, 2003.08.0725" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 82.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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