Vessel 177 (2003.08.385)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone (<5% of the temper inclusions)
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct 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 on the rim, body, and base; organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; organic residue on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.1
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.87
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle element and the central scroll line have pendant triangles on them, and they also have a small central dot within them. The upper and lower scroll fill zones associated with the scroll and circle motif are partially excised triangles
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Vessel 177, Burial 32.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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