VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Vessel 8; 2003.08.218
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
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: reddish-brown; fire cloud on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.57
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif, repeated four times around the vessel, that has hooked arm elements at either end of the scroll. The scrolls are divided from each other by vertical brackets with two projecting spurs. The upper and lower scroll fill zones include vertical to curvilinear engraved lines.
There is also a single horizontal engraved line on the interior vessel surface at the carination.
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 2, Vessel 8.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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