Vessel 141 (2003.08.1097)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouding on the rim and lower body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouding
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.9 mm; body, 6.3 mm; base, 11.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has three horizontal engraved lines on it. The lower panel has a negative sideways-shaped S-shaped scroll that is repeated four times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll zones are filled with rectilinear and curvilinear excised areas as well as two short vertical engraved lines between the excised areas. The outer part of the excised areas has upper and lower spur elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy compound bowl, Vessel 141, Burial 27.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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