Vessel 213 (2003.08.691)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip; scalloped Redwine mode rim (see Walters 2010)
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm; body, 5.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.80
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The underside of the folded lip has a continuous series of vertically oriented tool punctations; this is the defining criteria for Ripley Engraved, var. Walkers Creek (see Perttula 2005). The rim has panels of horizontal scrolls (but not interlocking as with Ripley Engraved, var. Pilgrims) that are divided by hatched rectangular elements; there is an excised dash at the center of the rectangular elements. There is also a single horizontal engraved line at the carination at the vessel interior surface.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Walkers Creek (see Perttula 2005)
Ripley Engraved, var. Walkers Creek carinated bowl, Vessel 213, Burial 37.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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