Vessel 175 (2003.08.1764)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone (<5% of the inclusions)
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.48
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has a series of six panels filled with a central element of three diagonal engraved lines (cf. a slanting scroll), with areas above and below the diagonal lines filled with sets of vertical engraved lines (anywhere from three to seven vertical engraved lines. Each panel also has at least one hatched triangle at the top and/or the bottom of the panel. The panels themselves are divided from each other by six sets of three vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Vessel 175, Burial 32.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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