VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.955
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone and 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 body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.3 mm; body, 8.6 mm; base, 12.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 30.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 29.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by vertical engraved brackets with a single inner slanted line. Above and below each of the scrolls are single rows of small excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy carinated bowl, Henry Williams cemetery, Vessel 2003.08.955.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41RU318, Carinated Bowl, 2003.08.955" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 351.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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