VESSEL NO.: Vessel 3; 2003.08.11
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted 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, 6.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 24.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 34.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 29.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 10.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 6.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel is plain, but the lower rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circles each have a smaller inner circle with short curved lines or spurs radiating from them. The scroll is defined by a single slanting line, with upper and lower scroll fill zones comprised of negative ovals, excised brackets, and excised triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt compound bowl, Vessel 3.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR319, Compound Bowl, Vessel 3, 2003.08.11" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 345.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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