SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Pot 2
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red (10R 4/6)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red (10R 4/6)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 8.3 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.3 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has three broadly-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has an engraved scroll and semi-circle motif repeated five times around the vessel. The central semi-circles either have within them a small inner circle (three times), a swastika-in-circle (one time), or an excised circle with four excised rays (one time). The central scroll line has triangular tick marks. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have hatched or excised triangles and negative ovals defined by excising. The vessel also has a red slip on both interior and exterior surfaces.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell
Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell compound bowl, Burial 33, Pot 2.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 33, Pot 2" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 127.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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