SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 18, Pot 14
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl; a glauconite mass is within the vessel
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded and scalloped lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.1 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 3.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 2.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.13 liters
DECORATION: The rim has four engraved panels (defined by sets of vertical engraved lines) with alternating nested triangles. In each case, each panel has three nested triangles, two at opposite ends of the panel and the third either above or below the other end, and set so that its apex points between the two other nested triangles. The nested triangles are either excised, hatched on the corners, or have negative ovals.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Burial 18, Pot 14
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 18, Pot 14" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 27.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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