VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, Vessel 42; 2003.08.1856
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base; organic residue on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 21.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.3; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.24
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has three engraved nested diamond and one hatched bracket elements around the vessel. The nested diamond element has a smaller diamond within it; the element is also the central part of a horizontal scroll that ends in a hooked arm element. Above and below the scrolls are excised pendant triangles. The hatched bracket divides two of the nested diamond-horizontal scrolls.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. McKinney carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 6, Vessel 42.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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