Vessel 48 (2003.08.741)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
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: dark grayish-brown; fire clouding on the lower body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim, but otherwise smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.85
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved motif consisting of hatched diagonal zones, zones with upper and lower hatched triangle elements, upper and lower hatched pendant triangles, and a scroll zone that ends in a hooked arm element. These series of motif elements apparently are repeated twice around the vessel.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Vessel 48, Burial 9.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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