SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 35, Pot 10
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brownish-gray (10YR 6/2); fire clouding on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.0 mm, rim; 7.2 mm, body; 11.5 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 29.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 29.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.9
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circles have within them a smaller open circle with nine triangular tick marks or excised rays. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have excised brackets and hatched triangles, as well as negative bisected ovals or negative ovals with a single spur line. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl rim sherds, Burial 35, Pot 10.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 35, Pot 10" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 114.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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