VESSEL NO.: Burial 7, Vessel 48; 2003.08.346
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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; fire cloud on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 8.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 27.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 26.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has two engraved circle within circle elements that alternate with two nested diamonds; the nested diamonds have a smaller diamond within them. The inner circle in the circle in circle element has a continuous series of small tick marks.
The nested diamond element is the central feature of horizontal scrolls that extend, but do not touch, the circle in circle elements. Above and below each of the scrolls are small excised pendant triangles.
There is also a single horizontal engraved line on the interior vessel surface at the carination.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 7, Vessel 48.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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