Vessel 161 (2003.08.563)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
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 to dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.42
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is divided into four engraved panels by four sets of three vertical engraved lines. The panels themselves have both two nested triangle and large triangle elements. The upper and lower nested triangles have a negative oval within them, outlined by excised areas. The large triangle elements, whose apexes point towards each other, each have an excised triangle within them.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Vessel 161, Burial 30.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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