VESSEL NO.: Burial 8, Vessel 52; 2003.08.978
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 9.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 22.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 33.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 30.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 5.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has two widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has two sets of alternate nested triangles, separated from each other by sets of three vertical engraved lines. Each alternate nested triangle has a small circle and dot element within the smallest of the triangles within the nested et of triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams compound bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 8, Vessel 52.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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