SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 30, Pot 10
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 (10YR 5/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.7 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.49 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll motif repeated five times around the vessel. However, instead of upper and lower scroll fill zones of brackets and negative ovals, this vessel has upper and lower rows of small excised pendant triangles; the apex of both rows of pendant triangles point towards the vessel carination. Each scroll motif is separated from the others by broad excised brackets.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Burial 30, Pot 10.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 30, Pot 10" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 133.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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