VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Vessel 17; 2003.08.1821
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a flat lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.76
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by engraved brackets; the central portion of each bracket has a rectangular excised area. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have excised triangles and brackets as well as short vertical lines.
There is also a single horizontal engraved line on the interior vessel surface at the carination.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 2, Vessel 17.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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