SITE NO.: 41MR12
FEATURE: Burial III
VESSEL NO.: 41MR12-54
VESSEL FORM: Bowl with a direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded, lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment but cooled in the open air)
WALL THICKNESS: 6.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed only on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT: 7.5 cm
ORIFICE DIAMETER: 13.8 cm
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK: N/A
BASE DIAMETER: 5.7 cm
ESTIMATED VOLUME: 0.4 liters
DECORATION: The rim has a series of seven interlocking engraved scrolls between horizontal lines under the lip and farther down the rim. Each of the scrolls are divided by nine X-shaped or cross-hatched engraved elements that extend between the two horizontal engraved lines. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed into the engraved lines. There also is a single horizontal engraved line on the interior of the vessel at the rim-body juncture.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved
Ripley Engraved vessel from Burial III at the Ben McKinney site, MR12-54.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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