VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Vessel 14; 2003.08.1837
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.75
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved semi-circle and scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. Each semi-circle has a small inner semi-circle, and that semi-circle has a small dashed line within it. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have excised triangles, short vertical engraved lines, and negative oval-shaped elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell
Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell carinated bowl, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 2, Vessel 14.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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