VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Vessel 27; 2003.08.727
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire cloud on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.1; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.51
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 either vertical brackets with inner spur-like projections or by two sets of vertical engraved lines that originate in upper and lower open triangles (Figure 37). The scroll fill zones have vertical and curvilinear engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 3, Vessel 27.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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