Vessel 105 (2003.08.1284)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the vessel body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm; body, 6.1 mm; base, 8.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper panel of the rim is plain, while the lower panel has upper (with their apex pointing towards the carination) and lower (with their apex pointing towards the rim) engraved nested triangles repeated four times around the vessel. The nested triangles are defined by two sets of four diagonally opposed engraved lines, within which is a single triangle with hatched corners and containing a negative oval element.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Vessel 105, Burial 22, Ripley Engraved, var. Williams compound bowl.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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