SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, Pot 8
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1); organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3); organic residue on the rim; fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.5 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 21.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.4 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved circle and nested triangle motif repeated four times on the vessel. Each of the large circles (either within the nested triangle or between the nested triangles) have smaller circles within them, with small triangles and hatched triangles pendant from the outermost circle. The nested triangles have small hatched pendant triangles. There are also sets of hatched triangular elements between the nested triangles and large circles.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash carinated bowl, Burial 6, Pot 8.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 6, Pot 8" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 21.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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