Vessel 60 (2003.08.1346)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Rectangular-shaped bowl with four corner rim peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm; body, 5.5 mm; base, 9.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.8 cm between peaks; 8.2 cm at the peaks
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): each corner of the bowl is 14 cm wide
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.38
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has an engraved scroll and circle motif on each side; the central circle element consists of two open circles, and the elements are connected by a central scroll line. The upper and lower scroll fill zones include hatched lines and negative ovals.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigments in the engraved design
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt bowl, Vessel 60, Burial 13.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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