VESSEL NO.: Burial 11, Vessel 81; 2003.08.631
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: yellowish-brown; fire clouds
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.5 mm; body, 8.3 mm; base, 8.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 29.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 26.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 10.2; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.5
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 with a negative circle formed by excised areas; the negative circles have 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.
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 81.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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