SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 30, Pot 9
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
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: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.4 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim, otherwise smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.92 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll motif repeated four 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 excised brackets. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Burial 30, Pot 9.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 30, Pot 9" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 134.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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