VESSEL NO.: Burial 9, Vessel 63; 2003.08.986
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated 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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.7; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.98
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The horizontal scrolls are divided by vertical engraved brackets (with a central excised zone). Above and below each of the scrolls are large excised pendant triangles.
There is also a single horizontal engraved line on the interior vessel surface at the carination point.
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 9, Vessel 63.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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