Vessel 134 (2003.08.1278)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouding on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light grayish-brown; fire clouding on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm; body, 6.7 mm; base, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.67
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved nested triangle motif repeated five times around the vessel. Each lower nested triangle—with apexes pointing towards the rim—has three sets of triangles, while the upper nested triangles (apexes pointing toward the vessel carination) have two sets of engraved triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams carinated bowl, Vessel 134, Burial 26.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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