SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lester Bros. Place
CONTEXT INFORMATION: From a burial in a cemetery, 1929.
ACCESSION NO.: 5425-945
VESSEL NO.: V-364
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.3 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body and burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.3
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.47 liters
DECORATION: The rim has four horizontal but opposed rows of hatched engraved pendant triangles; the lowermost horizontal engraved line has triangular-shaped tick marks. The vessel body has engraved scrolls with four separate hooked arm elements; four large hatched pendant triangles serve as fill background for the hooked arm scrolls. A white pigment had been rubbed into the engraved lines, and the lip is carefully notched.
TYPE: cf. Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved bowl (5425-945).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "3LA48, V-364" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 90.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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