VESSEL NO.: Burial 10, Vessel 72; 2003.08.494
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.8 mm; body, 6.2 mm; base, 8.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 27.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.7; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by four hatched brackets. There are rows of excised pendant triangles both above and below the scroll elements.
There also is 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, cf. var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 10, Vessel 72.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 10, Vessel 72, 2003.08.494" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 382.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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