SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Pot 1
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown (5YR 4/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown (5YR 4/3); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.6 mm, rim; 7.4 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.8 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has three sets of nested triangles and semi-circles. The innermost semi-circle in each set has triangular tick marks, as does the outer triangular engraved line of the nested triangles. The innermost nested triangle in each set has excised corners and/or ovals. The upper scroll fill zones are triangles with tick marks. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash compound bowl, Burial 5, Pot 1.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 5, Pot 1" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 14.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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