VESSEL NO.: Burial 10, Vessel 66; 2003.08.224
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire cloud on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.71
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a horizontal scroll motif repeated twice around the vessel. The scroll motif features two engraved diamonds. The scrolls are divided by vertical brackets with excised central areas. Above and below each of the scrolls are a few excised pendant triangles, short vertical lines, one excised bracket, and two semi-circular elements with vertical lines, small excised triangles and rectangles, and one negative oval.
There is also a horizontal engraved line on the vessel interior surface at the carination point.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 10, Vessel 66.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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