Vessel 56 (2003.08.399)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded and flattened lip (Redwine mode rim, see Walters 2010)
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the lower body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.65
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated six times around the vessel. The central circle element has either one or two open circles. The upper and lower parts of the panel are either plain or have upper and lower tick marks; in two instances, the central scroll line has tick marks, not the upper and lower panel engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Vessel 56, Burial 12.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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