SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 7, Pot 4
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.5 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.69 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central elements include two alternating circles and diamonds. The circle and diamond elements both have excised circles with rays within them. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 7, Pot 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 7, Pot 4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 22.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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