SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: A. Davis Burial site
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1208
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.4; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.40
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has a red slip on both interior and exterior vessel surfaces. The rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle elements have an internal central diamond element. The scroll fill zones include vertical excised lines as well as excised triangles and brackets. 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. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt bowl, Burial 2, A. Davis site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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