VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Vessel 26; 2003.08.532
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown to brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 21.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 31.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 5.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel have four widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has an engraved scroll and semi-circle motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill elements have diagonal to curvilinear engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell
Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell compound bowl, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 3, Vessel 26.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR320, Burial 3, Vessel 26, 2003.08.532" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 332.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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