Vessel 153 (2003.08.556)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.74
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle element has a single small centrally-placed circle within it, and they are connected to the central scroll line. The upper scroll fill zones are plain, but the lower fill zones have small and inward-pointing excised tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Vessel 153, Burial 29.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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