SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 15, Pot 4
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1); organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1); organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.2 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.6 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel; the apex of the upper pendant triangles point towards the rim, while the lower pendant triangles point toward the carination. The central element is an engraved diamond, with a smaller diamond within it. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 15, Pot 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 15, Pot 4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 36.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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