VESSEL NO.: Burial 1, Vessel 6; 2003.08.470
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite; sandy paste
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: grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.73
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is decorated with a horizontal scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. Each scroll ends in upper and lower excised brackets, and the scrolls themselves are divided from each other by open brackets. Above and below each scroll motif are small pendant triangles or tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy carinated bowl, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 1, Vessel 6.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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