Vessel A 14 SS (2003.08.1853)
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with a Redwine mode rim (see Walters 2010)
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: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.5; flat and circular base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.42
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is decorated with a scroll engraved motif that is repeated five times around the vessel; the scroll does not have a central scroll line. The upper and lower scroll fill zones include three sets of vertical engraved lines enclosed in an elongated triangular-shaped area. The scroll motifs are divided from each other by five sets of closely-spaced vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy or Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy or Carpenter carinated bowl, Vessel A 14 SS.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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