VESSEL NO.: Burial 10, Vessel 68; 2003.08.409
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 3.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.22
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. Each of the circles has an equal-arm cross within it. The scroll fill zones have a single negative oval formed by excised brackets and triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 10, Vessel 68.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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