Vessel A 10 SS (2003.08.557)
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: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown to black
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.1 mm; body, 5.7 mm; base, 8.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.2; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.87
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central open circle is formed from both engraved and excised lines. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have three sets of vertical to curvilinear engraved lines within the elongated triangular-shaped zones.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Vessel A 10 SS.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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