Vessel A 16 SS (2003.08.550)
VESSEL FORM: carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.43
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls end at vertical dividers filled with negative S-shaped elements outlined by hatching and excised areas. the upper and lower scroll fill zones have sideways S-shaped elements and ovals outlined by cross-hatched and hatched lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Vessel A 16 SS.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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