VESSEL NO.: Burial 11, Vessel 89; 2003.08.422
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.97
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has four alternating circle and diamond elements. The circle element has an inner circle with crossed engraved line, and the diamond element has an inner diamond. The diamond element is at the center of a horizontal scroll that is repeated four times around the vessel; the scroll does not extend to include the circle in circle element. The horizontal scrolls end at upper and lower excised dividers, and there are single rows of excised pendant triangles above and below each scroll.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 11, Vessel 89.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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