SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 8, Pot 4
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 5/3); fire clouding on the rim and body; organic residue on the rim and upper body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.4 mm, rim; 7.8 mm, body; 13.0 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 32.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 30.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 5.2 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The outer engraved line on both the upper and lower scroll fill zones has triangular tick marks. The scrolls are divided by four cross-hatched vertical columns. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Burial 8, Pot 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 8, Pot 4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 23.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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