SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 1, Pot 4
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl with four rim peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray (10YR 4/2); fire clouding on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.2 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.1; 10.0 cm at the rim peaks
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.97 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has a narrow engraved horizontal band below the lip that is composed of sets of vertical and diagonal lines on either side of small hatched triangles. The lower rim panel has a scroll motif (var. Gandy) repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by characteristic negative S-shaped elements.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified, but cf. var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified compound bowl, Burial 1, Pot 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 1, Pot 4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 2.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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