SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 31, Pot 3
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)
HEIGHT (IN CM): 21.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.9
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.9 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and semi-circle motif repeated two times around the vessel. The central semi-circles have an inner semi-circle with excised tick marks on it, as well as a single short excised vertical line. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have excised tick marks on the outer fill zone or below the rim, and there is a large excised triangle also within the fill zone. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell
Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell carinated bowl rim sherds, Burial 31, Pot 3.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 31, Pot 3" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 131.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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