VESSEL NO.: Burial 12, Vessel 93; 2003.08.725
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Compound 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: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 34.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 31.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 5.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has an engraved circle and nested triangle motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The engraved circle element has an inner diamond, while each nested triangle has within it two excised corners and a large oval with a single central slash mark. The scroll fill zones above the nested triangles have a series of short diagonal engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash compound bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 12, Vessel 93.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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