SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Pot 6
NON-PLASTICS: grog and hematite
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)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 8.6 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 30.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 30.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.2 liters
DECORATION: The rim has am engraved scroll and circle motif (var. Galt) repeated four times, with the addition of two vertical scroll dividers (var. Carpenter). The four central circle elements have an inner excised circle. Upper and lower scroll fill zones have excised brackets, vertical dividers, and triangles, forming large negative ovals. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 33, Pot 6.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 33, Pot 6" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 124.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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