VESSEL NO.: Burial 10, Vessel 74
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog, hematite, and bone
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: reddish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.9; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The circles have an inner circle, while the scroll fill zones have vertical engraved and excised lines. The upper and lower part of the scroll itself end in excised triangles that touch the outer central circles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved. var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 10, Vessel 74.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 10, Vessel 74" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 381.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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