Vessel 185 (2003.08.49)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded 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 body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.33
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body is decorated with three repeating sets of engraved concentric circles; one of the sets has pendant triangles on one of the circles. The circles are divided by upper and lower engraved triangles (with one or two smaller triangles within) or upper and lower pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Vessel 185, Burial 33.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR315, Burial 33, Vessel 185" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 237.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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