SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: No #
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.0 mm, rim; 7.6 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 7.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.58 liters
DECORATION: The rim has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The vessel body has three tiers of engraved scrolls and circles that are repeated four times around the vessel. Each circle has a central excised dot. The upper and lower scroll and circle tier has vertical engraved zones on either side of the circles, and the lower tier of circles have a hatched triangle appended to the circles. A red clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified jar, Unknown Burial and Unknown Pot No.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, No #" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 112.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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