VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1079
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog, bone, and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): upper rim panel, 10.5 mm; lower rim panel, 10.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A; upper and lower rim panel height is 13.2 cm
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 33.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 35.0
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 has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has an engraved circle and nested triangle motif repeated around the vessel. The nested triangles (two) have a small central dot, and upper scroll fill zones with excised brackets, curvilinear zones, and triangles. The circle element has a central diamond with a negative oval, and upper scroll fill zones with excised brackets, curvilinear zones, and triangles
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash compound bowl, Henry Williams cemetery, Burial 27, Vessel 2003.08.1079.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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