SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 18, Pot 16
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a flaring neck; square body in plan view with four body peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown (10YR 7/4)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown (10YR 7/4)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.6 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.1; 12.3 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.66 liters
DECORATION: The upper part of the vessel body has three horizontal engraved lines. Below these lines, the vessel body has four sets of large engraved circles and adjacent diamonds, with engraved and excised semi-circular elements above and below the large central engraved circles. The body peaks are in the approximate center of each engraved circle, and there is a surrounding ticked semi-circle around the body peak. Each diamond has a central oblong engraved element with tick marks on it. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley
Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley bottle, Burial 18, Pot 16.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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