SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Pot 5
NON-PLASTICS: grog, bone, and charred organics
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a slightly flaring neck
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: black (10YR 2/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown (5YR 5/4); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.9 mm, neck; 5.4 mm, body; 8.0 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 24.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.1; 15.0 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.82 liters
DECORATION: There are two horizontal engraved lines encircling the upper body as well as three horizontal engraved lines encircling the base. Between these lines are four panels defined by sets of three vertical engraved lines; each set of vertical engraved lines end in upper and lower small excised pendant triangles. Within the panels are four concentric engraved diamonds; the outer two diamonds have triangular tick marks on them.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Burial 33, Pot 5.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 33, Pot 5" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 125.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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