SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 31, Pot 8
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: dark grayish-brown (10YR 4/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 4/4); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.9 mm, rim; 7.2 mm, body; 9.7 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.64 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circles have only a small centrally-placed excised circle within them. Scroll fill zones consist only of large upper and lower excised triangles. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 31, Pot 8.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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