VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Vessel 14; 2003.08.614
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 27.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 26.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.86
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a simple engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by vertical brackets with excised central areas. Above and below the scrolls are small excised pendant triangles.
There is also a single horizontal engraved line on the interior vessel surface at the carination.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy carinated bowl, Enis Smith cemetery, Burial 2, Vessel 14.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 2, Vessel 14, 2003.08.614" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 405.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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