VESSEL NO.: Burial 7, Vessel 43; 2003.08.474
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.1
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.84
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. Above and below each scroll are small excised pendant triangles. The scrolls are divided by vertical brackets with hatched or excised zones in the central part of the bracket.
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 7, Vessel 43.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 7, Vessel 43, 2003.08.474" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 394.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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