VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Vessel 12; 2003.08.831
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog, hematite, and organics
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.5 mm; body, 6.8 mm; base, 9.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.67
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved continuous scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll zones have excised triangles and vertical engraved/excised lines, while the lower fill zones have semi-circle elements with an inner dot or dash.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 2, Vessel 12.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR320, Burial 2, Vessel 12, 2003.08.831" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 337.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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