VESSEL NO.: Burial 9, Vessel 62; 2003.08.726
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog; sandy paste
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: dark yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-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): 12.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 29.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 27.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.24
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 a few small and widely spread excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 9, Vessel 62.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 9, Vessel 62, 2003.08.726" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 389.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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