SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Patton
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.763, Burial 5, Vessel No. 33
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone-grog
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; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.67
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, but not connected to them, is a circle with a small central dot. There are rows of excised pendant triangles both above and below the scroll motif, but not above the central circles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 5, Vessel No. 33, Patton site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41HS825, 2003.08.763, Burial 5, Vessel 33" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 288.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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