VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Vessel 36; 2003.08.219
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: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.4; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.44
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved motif that features alternating nested diamonds (twice) and circle within circle (twice) elements. The nested diamond element is the central feature in a series of four separate curvilinear scrolls. Above the scrolls are small excised pendant triangles, while below the scrolls are curvilinear engraved lines with excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. McKinney carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 5, Vessel 36.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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