SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Pot 4
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: brown (7.5YR 5/4); fire clouding on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 5/4); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.1 mm, rim; 4.7 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.67 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle elements have a small excised circle with four excised rays within them. The scroll fill zones have negative ovals defined by cross-hatched engraved lines. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 33, Pot 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 33, Pot 4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 126.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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