Vessel A 7 SS (2003.08.372)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four rim peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.2; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.60
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has two widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines, as well as a row of tool punctations at the top of the rim. The single row of punctations follow the peaks and valleys of the rim. The vessel body has four panels of concentric circles that are divided from each other by large brackets filled with negative ovals, S-shaped elements, concentric semi-circles and hooked arm elements. The central concentric circle element consists of three concentric circles, with the smallest circle at its center. This small circles has pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified compound bowl, Vessel A 7 SS.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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