SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: A. Davis Burial site
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1214
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: gray
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 29.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.6; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The central elements of the motif are engraved diamonds and circles, each repeated two times around the vessel. The circles each have a single interior central diamond with a negative oval, while the diamonds have a central interior diamond and negative oval. The diamonds are the central element in horizontal scrolls that end in cross-hatched engraved brackets. There are rows of excised pendant triangles under the vessel lip and at the carination. There is also a single horizontal engraved line on the interior vessel surface at the carination.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 2, A. Davis site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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