VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Vessel 16; 2003.08.723
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base; thick resin-like organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.86
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. Each central circle has a diamond element and spurs within it. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals with a single inner dashed line or spur, excised brackets, excised triangles, and vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 2, Vessel 16.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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