SITE NO.: 41MR12
FEATURE: Burial I
VESSEL NO.: 41MR12-105
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with a direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
WALL THICKNESS: 6.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT: 14.5 cm
ORIFICE DIAMETER: 23.9 cm
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK: 23.5 cm
BASE DIAMETER: 6.5 cm
ESTIMATED VOLUME: 3.1 liters
DECORATION: The rim has a scroll and nested triangle engraved motif that is repeated four times around the rim. This motif includes a central circle element between diagonal scrolls (forming a nested triangle between the engraved circles) with small excised pendant triangles. Three of the central circles are defined by two lines, with the fourth has a smaller circle within the larger outer circle, and the smaller circle has intersecting engraved lines within it. There are also hatched engraved zones above and below the scrolls.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved
Ripley Engraved carinated bowl (MR12-105) from Burial I at the Ben McKinney site: a, photograph; b, drawing by Bobby Gonzalez.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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