SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 16, Pot 8
NON-PLASTICS: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown (10YR 7/3); fire clouding on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown (10YR 7/3); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.7 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.9
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.87 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved circle and nested triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle element has a small circle and crossed lines within it. The nested triangles include two with negative ovals, each with a central dashed line or spur; a third with a series of negative ovals, one of which has a small central dashed line or spur; and a fourth with a single negative oval. The fill zones above the nested triangles and between the nested triangles and the central circle elements consist of paired triangles with a series of near vertical hatched or engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash carinated bowl, Burial 16, Pot 8.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 16, Pot 8" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 32.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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