VESSEL NO.: Burial 10, Vessel 67; 2003.08.487
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted 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 on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 25.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 35.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 31.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.6; circular and flay
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 7.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel is plain. The lower rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circles are circles within circles, and the inner circle has four excised pendant triangles that form the shape of peyote “buttons.” The scroll center line has spurs on one side, while the upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals formed by excised brackets and vertical lines.
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 compound bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 10, Vessel 67.
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