VESSEL NO.: Burial 11, Vessel 83; 2003.08.996
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 30.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has four alternating engraved circle and diamond elements. Each of these elements has an inner diamond; the inner diamond in the diamond element has a central excised dot. The engraved diamond elements are the central feature of horizontal scrolls that end in upper and lower excised brackets; the scrolls do not touch the central circles. Above and below each scroll are single rows of excised pendant triangles.
There is also a single horizontal engraved line on the interior vessel surface at the carination.
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 83.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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