Vessel 208 (2003.08.748)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a long and slightly flaring neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and 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 clouding on the neck
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): neck, 6.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 24.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.1; maximum body width is 13.8 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has four panels with an engraved motif. The panels consist of four engraved concentric circles, one of which has hatched pendant triangles; the one circle at the center of the motif is the smallest. There are hatched triangles both above and below the concentric circle motif. The dividers between the repeated motifs consist of either a vertical column with a negative oval at one end, or a series of vertical to curvilinear lines that connect with a hatched triangle element at the bottom of the divider.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved
Ripley Engraved bottle, Vessel 208, Burial 36.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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