VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1301
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: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.3 mm; body, 7.7 mm; base, 8.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.76
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 negative S-shaped element within the brackets. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have excised triangles and brackets, as well as negative ovals.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Henry Williams cemetery, Vessel 2003.08.1301.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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