VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1155
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl with four rim peaks (Figure 131)
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted 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 cloud on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.4 mm; body, 5.5 mm; base, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): ca. 12.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): ca. 1.85
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim has engraved circles under each of the rim peaks; the circles have a central inner excised circle. Separating each of these circles are horizontal excised brackets. The lower rim panel is plain.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified compound bowl, Henry Williams cemetery, Vessel 2003.08.1155
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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