VESSEL NO.: 3-20-85
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the lower rim panel
HEIGHT (IN CM): 24.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 34.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 29.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.3; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 6.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has horizontal brushing marks, while the vessel body has vertical brushing marks. The lower rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel; the scroll motifs end in hooked arm elements. The upper and lower scroll fill elements are filled with near vertical engraved lines. There are excised brackets that divide the engraved scrolls.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved compound bowl in the SCHM collections.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Arms Creek, 3-20-85" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 94.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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