VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Vessel 17; 2003.08.704
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 10.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has alternating engraved semi-circles and nested triangles that are each repeated around the vessel four times. Each semi-circle has an inner cross in circle element, while the nested triangles have two hatched corners and an oval-shaped element at its apex. There are oval and elongated triangular-shaped elements either above or below each nested triangle.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Cash carinated bowl, Enis Smith site, Burial 2, Vessel 17.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 2, Vessel 17, 2003.08.704" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 403.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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