SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 16, Pot 1
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment but cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown (10YR 3/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.4 mm, rim; 7.7 mm, body; 9.1 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 34.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has three broadly-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle elements each have a small open circle within them. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have two negative ovals outlined by cross-hatched brackets and triangles. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt compound bowl, Burial 16, Pot 1.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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