Vessel 170 (2003.08.384)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a globular body and a long, slightly flaring, neck
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: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 3.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.9; maximum body width is 14.8 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.68
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has an engraved concentric semi-circle and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel; the top and bottom of the motif are defined by two horizontal engraved lines. The engraved motif consists of a small oval and three concentric lines; the middle concentric line has excised pendant triangles. The motif is divided by engraved brackets filled with semi-circular, diamond, and horizontal engraved lines, as well as excised triangles and semi-circular lines at the top and bottom of the bracket. Above each of the engraved motifs is one set of six or seven closely-spaced vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Vessel 170, Burial 32.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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