VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Vessel 27; 2003.08.1754
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. Each of the central circles have a smaller inner negative circle with spurs or excised tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 3, Vessel 27.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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