SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Pot 4
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a slighting flaring neck and a globular bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.6; 13.5 cm is the maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.53 liters
DECORATION: The top of the vessel body has two horizontal engraved lines. On the remainder of the body are four alternating ticked and engraved semi-circle elements. Within the smallest semi-circle is a cross-hatched rectangular vertical column. Above or below each of the sets of ticked semi-circles are curvilinear zones with either small cross-hatched triangle or rectangle elements within the zones. A red clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Burial 3, Pot 4.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 3, Pot 4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 11.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
Tell us how this article helped you.