SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 16, Pot 6
NON-PLASTICS: bone and grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 5/3); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.3 mm, rim; 6.2 mm, body; 9.0 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.81 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle has five excised rays as well as a very small circle within it. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals with small dash or spur marks. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 16, Pot 6.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 16, Pot 6" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 34.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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