VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Vessel 23; 2003.08.565
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: reddish-brown; fire cloud on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body 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): 12.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 27.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel; each scroll ends in upper and lower hooked arms. The scrolls are divided by excised brackets with two negative oval elements. The upper and lower scroll fill zones include excised triangles and brackets as well as a negative oval with a single central excised dot.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 3, Vessel 23.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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