SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Patton
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1790, Burial 1, Vessel No. 4
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone and grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has two alternating engraved diamond and circle central elements embedded in a scroll motif; both of the central elements have smaller diamond elements at their center. There are rows of open and excised pendant triangles above and below the scroll lines. The upper and lower scroll linens end with brackets that have negative backward-S-shaped elements within them.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 1, Vessel No. 4, Patton site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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