SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 15, Pot 3
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 4/3); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.3 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.70 liters
DECORATION: The rim has a boldly executed engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle element has an inner excised circle with five excised rays. The upper and lower scroll fill zones each have a single excised negative oval. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines and excised areas.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 15, Pot 3.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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