SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, Pot 2
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1); fire clouding on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1); fire clouding on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.2 mm, body; 10.0 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 27.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.7 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved continuous scroll motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated six times around the vessel. Upper and lower scroll fill zones include ovals and triangular excised areas. A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl rim sherd, Burial 6, Pot 2, Tuck Carpenter site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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