VESSEL NO.: 4-18-85
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has two repeating sets of engraved curvilinear scrolls, and the central scroll line has small excised tick marks. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have sets of closely-spaced curvilinear to near vertical lines. The curvilinear scrolls are divided by three sets of closely-spaced curvilinear engraved lines that extend from the rim to the vessel carination; these are repeated twice on the vessel.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved carinated bowl.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Arms Creek, 4-18-85" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Taylor Engraved. 96.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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