SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 14, Pot 6
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: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.7 mm, rim; 8.8 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 29.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.5 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved alternate nested triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel. Within the nested triangle is an excised negative oval. Opposite the triangle is a scroll with a hooked arm element as well as excised ovals and panels within a scroll fill zone. Each nested triangle is divided by excised brackets that do not extend completely from the carination to the rim. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams carinated bowl, Burial 14, Pot 6.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 14, Pot 6" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 38.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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