SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, Pot 5
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1); organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the body; organic residue on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 8.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 26.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.8 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central element in the motif is a large engraved circle, with a smaller excised circle within it. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 6, Pot 5.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 6, Pot 5" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 19.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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