VESSEL NO.: Burial 11, Vessel 87; 2003.08.1820
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.81
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved horizontal and curvilinear scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The scroll are divided by vertical engraved brackets. Above and below each of the scrolls are single rows of small excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 11, Vessel 87.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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