VESSEL NO.: Vessel 8; 2003.08.479
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 8.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 23.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.5; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved semi-circle and scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The engraved semi-circles have a smaller inner circle with spurs or tick marks. The slanting scroll line that connects the semi-circles has upper and lower fill zones with excised triangles and brackets, as well as short vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell
Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell carinated bowl, I. P. Starr cemetery, Vessel 8.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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