SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Pot 7
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
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: very dark grayish-brown (10YR 3/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 4/3); fire clouding on the lower body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.3 mm, rim; 8.0 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.87 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved continuous scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have bisected ovals, negative ovals, and excised triangles. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Burial 33, Pot 7.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 33, Pot 7" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 123.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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