SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 17, Pot 1
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1); fire clouding on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.2 mm, rim; 5.9 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 27.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.2 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved alternate nested triangle motif repeated eight times around the vessel, four with the apex of the triangle pointing towards the rim and four times with the apex pointing towards the carination. The nested excised triangles either have negative semi-circles or negative ovals with an internal dashed line or diagonal spur. There is also an interior engraved line at the vessel carination.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams carinated bowl, Burial 17, Pot 1.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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