SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Patton
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.873, Burial 5, Vessel No. 32
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated 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: grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.9; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.65
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved pendant triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central element between the horizontal scrolls is a circle with a central open circle. There are rows of excised pendant triangles both above and below the scroll motif, but not in, above, or below the central circles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red in engraved lines; there is also a red ochre stain on the interior base surface
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 5, Vessel No. 32, Patton site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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