SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Patton
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.594, Burial 4, Vessel No. 22
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.3; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.83
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved horizontal scroll with diamond and circle central elements each repeated two times. Both central elements have small negative circles with excised rays. There are upper and lower rows of excised pendant triangles along the scrolls. There is also an interior horizontal engraved line at the carination.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 4, Vessel No. 22, Patton site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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