SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hyte
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1966
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.9 mm; body, 7.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 31.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 29.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel on this large vessel has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has an engraved slanting scroll and circle motif repeated an unknown number of times. Each central circle element has two inner circles, one of which has small excised tick marks on it. The scroll fill zones have negative ovals outlined by hatched lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified compound bowl rim sherds, Hyte site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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