SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 18, Pot 17
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: gray (10YR 5/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown (10YR 5/2); fire clouding on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.7 mm, rim; 6.9 mm, body; 7.8 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved nested triangle, nested semi-circle, and circle motif repeated five times around the vessel. The central circles have within them a single small open circle. There are two nested triangle elements and three nested semi-circles. The nested triangles have a single small open triangle within them, while each of the nested semi-circles have small hatched triangles. There are engraved curvilinear zones above or below each of the larger nested elements, and these are either cross-hatched, hatched, or have narrow hatched columns. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash carinated bowl, Burial 18, Pot 17.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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