Vessel 147 (2003.08.858)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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; fire clouding on base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouding on lower body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is decorated with an engraved continuous scroll motif that is repeated five times around the vessel; the panel is demarcated by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines. The scroll is marked by a single central scroll line. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are oblong triangle-shaped areas with two negative ovals outlined by cross-hatching. Each oval has a spur or short engraved line in it.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Vessel 147, Burial 28.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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