SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 34, Pot 3
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.7 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif repeated three times around the vessel. The central element is an engraved diamond; each diamond has a smaller excised diamond within it, and that smaller diamond has a centrally placed dot. The upper and lower rows of engraved pendant triangles (which are, in non-classic form, either hatched or excised) also include hatched columns, columns of closely-spaced vertical engraved lines, and triangular excised areas. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 34, Pot 3.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 34, Pot 3" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 121.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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