Vessel 222 (2003.08.450)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.7 mm; body, 7.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 31.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 38.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 37.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.9
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 9.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has one centrally placed horizontal engraved line, along with a row of pendant triangles below the vessel lip. The lower rim has an engraved scroll and semi-circle motif that is repeated four times around the vessel, two times with the open end of the circle at or just above the carination, and two times with the open end of the circle facing the rim. Each central semi-circle has a small inner circle with pendant triangles. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals outlined by cross-hatched and hatched lines, as well as hatched corners,
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Caldwell
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Caldwell compound bowl, Vessel 222, Burial 38.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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