Vessel 179 (2003.08.1285)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.0 mm; body, 7.2 mm; base, 8.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is decorated with an engraved negative continuous scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel; there is no central scroll line as with Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are large triangular-shaped zones filled with negative oval and negative S-shaped elements that are outlined by hatched and cross-hatched areas.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Vessel 179, Burial 32.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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