SITE NO.: 41MR12
FEATURE: Burial III
VESSEL NO.: 41MR12-74
NON-PLASTICS: very finely-crushed grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with a direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
WALL THICKNESS: 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished; there is an organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished; there is an organic residue on the upper body of the vessel
HEIGHT: 10.5 cm
ORIFICE DIAMETER: 20.9 cm
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK: 20.5 cm
BASE DIAMETER: 6.8 cm
ESTIMATED VOLUME: 1.3 liters
DECORATION: The engraved design on the vessel rim is the pendant triangle motif (Thurmond 1990: Figure 6a). This motif is comprised of two alternating diamonds and buttons as the central elements as well as rows of small pendant triangles above and below the central engraved elements. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved
Ripley Engraved carinated bowl from Burial III at the Ben McKinney site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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