VESSEL NO.: Burial 11, Vessel 88; 2003.08.1769
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; organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body; resin-like organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.7 mm; body, 8.2 mm; base, 8.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 29.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has four alternating circle and diamond elements. The circle element has an inner circle, 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 cross-hatched dividers, and there are single rows of excised pendant triangles above and below each scroll.
There is also a single horizontal engraved line on the interior vessel surface at the carination.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 11, Vessel 88.
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