Vessel No. A 1 SS (2003.08.1252)
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a flat lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the rim and base; organic residue on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: scraping marks visible on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5; flat and circular base
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.89
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT):The rim panel has an open (i.e., no central scroll line) engraved continuous scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have three narrow and vertical columns filled with curvilinear hatched engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Vessel A 1 SS.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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