VESSEL NO.: Burial 4, Vessel 28; 2003.08.323
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 9.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.9; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.34
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 horizontal hatched or cross-hatched lines along its center. The scroll fill zones have vertical and curvilinear engraved lines, negative ovals, and excised triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 4, Vessel 28.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 4, Vessel 28, 2003.08.323" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 83.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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