SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Pot 8
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: strong brown (7.5YR 4/6); fire clouding on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown (7.5YR 4/6); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.9 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 30.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 29.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.2 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved circle and nested triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The circle element consists of three increasingly larger circles; the second and middle circle has excised rays on it. The nested triangle element includes negative ovals and excised brackets; the large central negative oval has a central spur or dashed line. The opposing scroll fill zones are two smaller triangle elements with excised columns and rectangles. A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash carinated bowl, Burial 5, Pot 8.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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