Vessel 122 (2003.08.1258)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the base and lower vessel body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the base and lower vessel body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm; body, 6.6 mm; base, 8.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 22.8; rim panels are 9.7 cm in height
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel is undecorated, but the lower rim panel has an engraved nested triangle motif that is repeated at least four times around the vessel. The nested triangles are hatched on two corners, forming a negative oval-shaped element within each of the nested triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams compound bowl, Vessel 122, Burial 24
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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