VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1836
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.69
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The scroll itself is open, with no central scroll line, and the scroll dividers have large negative S-shaped scrolls outlined by excising. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have sideways negative S-shaped elements outlined by excising.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Vessel No. 2003.08.1836.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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