VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Vessel 34; 2003.08.715
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: strong brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 8.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 27.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.91
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has engraved central circle and nested diamond elements that alternate twice around the vessel. The central circle has a small inner diamond, as does the nested diamond element. The nested diamond is the central part in short horizontal scrolls, and each scroll ends in upper and lower excised brackets. Above and below each of the scrolls are small excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 5, Vessel 34.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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