SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Pot 5
NON-PLASTICS: bone and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.5 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.21 liters
DECORATION: The upper part of the vessel has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. Each circle has a smaller central circle within it. The scroll fill zones include hatched triangles, excised triangles, and open triangle elements. There is one area underneath the scroll and circle motif where there are a series of unconnected engraved semi-circles, one of which has a small central circle within it.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt bowl, Burial 3, Pot 5.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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