VESSEL NO.: Burial 1, Vessel 2; 2003.08.803
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog; 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, 6.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.2; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.60
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has two alternating sets of engraved central circles and nested diamonds; both have an inner engraved diamond. The nested diamond element is at the center of a horizontal scroll with upper and lower brackets; a rectangular area at the center of each brackets has been excised. Above and below the scrolls are tick marks pendant from upper and lower horizontal engraved rim panel lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 1, Vessel 2.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR320, Burial 1, Vessel 2, 2003.08.803" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 343.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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