SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Darco Coal Mine
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.287 (1 HC)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: N/A [reconstructed vessel]
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: N/A
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: N/A
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 26.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.2; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): the rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls end in hooked arms. The scroll motifs are divided by engraved brackets with interior excised pendant triangles, simulating the negative S element. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have single horizontal engraved lines that end in large open triangle elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl from the Darco Coal Mine site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Draco Coal Mine, 2003.08.287 (1HC)" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 281.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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