VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.971
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.2 mm; body, 7.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 29.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 27.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.8; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved semi-circle and nested triangle motif repeated twice around the vessel. The semi-circles each have an inner small circle with triangular rays, while the nested triangles consist of slanting scroll lines—one with small excised pendant triangles—and a central excised triangle with a negative oval and an inner engraved dash. Scroll fill zones above the nested triangles have small excised pendant triangles and single short vertical line dividers (Figure 146).
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Cash carinated bowl, Henry Williams cemetery, Vessel 2003.08.971.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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