SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Pot 4
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray (10YR 4/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.74 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle has within it a smaller circle with excised rays or large tick marks. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 5, Pot 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 5, Pot 4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 15.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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