VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1044
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog, hematite, and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded 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; organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body; organic residue on the rim/lip and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): base, 12.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 23.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.38
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 excised brackets (one of which has two internal excised pendant triangles on its lower end), and the upper scroll fill zones include excised columns and vertical lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Henry Williams cemetery, Burial 22, Vessel 2003.08.1044.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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