SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hyte
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1967
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm; body, 6.7 mm; base, 8.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.39
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has an engraved horizontal scroll with a small circle as a central element; the scroll and circle are repeated four times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have a series of short vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl rim sherds, Hyte site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Hyte, 2003.08.1967" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 296.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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