SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Patton
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.524, Burial 5, Vessel No. 29
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted 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 base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: 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: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 21.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a simple engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel; there are no scroll fill zones, only a stack of three scrolls in each motif. The scrolls are divided by engraved brackets with two small excised pendant ticks; these simulate a negative S element as seen on some Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy vessels.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Burial 5, Vessel No. 29, Patton site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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