VESSEL NO.: Burial 8, Vessel 56; 2003.08.1771
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.63
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has seven upper and seven lower engraved alternate nested triangles. Each of the nested triangles has a single smaller triangle within it, and these smaller triangles are plain or have negative ovals in them formed by excising each of the corners of the triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 8, Vessel 56.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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