Vessel 121 (2003.08.1424)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and a 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 base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouding on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm; body, 6.6 mm; base, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The lower rim panel has an unknown number of engraved concentric semi-circles that would have encircled the vessel. Each concentric semi-circle element is separated from the areas by a series of rectilinear zones filled with vertical hatched, horizontal hatched, or diagonal engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL:
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified compound bowl, Vessel 121, Burial 24.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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