Vessel 173 (2003.08.055)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded, lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouding on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 31.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 29.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 5.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has four horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has a continuous scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The continuous scroll has a central scroll line, and the upper and lower scroll fill zones have five or six cross-hatched and excised brackets as well as triangular hatched and cross-hatched areas at the end of the scroll fill zones.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter compound bowl, Vessel 173, Burial 32.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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