SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: A. Davis Burial site
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1212
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.2; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.84
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 have interior central dots, while the diamonds have a central interior diamond and negative oval. The diamonds are the central element in horizontal scrolls that end in excised brackets. There are alternating rows of excised pendant triangles and dashes 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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