SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 18, Pot 7
NON-PLASTICS: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown (10YR 5/4); fire clouding on the rim; organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown (10YR 5/2); fire clouding on the rim; organic residue on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.6 mm, rim; 7.6 mm, body; 6.8 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.82 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll motif repeated three times around the vessel. The scroll dividers are narrow brackets with excised areas. The scroll fill zones have negative ovals, S-shaped elements, and other negative ovals that have small central dashes or spurs within them. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Burial 18, Pot 7.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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