VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Vessel 13; 2003.08.1011
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 clouds on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.7 mm; body, 6.2 mm; base, 10.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 29.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved motif that features alternating circles inside circles (twice) and nested triangles (twice) along a scroll line. The circle element has a small inner circle with projecting lines or spurs. The nested triangles has a smaller triangle within that is filled with an oval-shaped element defined by hatched lines. Fill zones above and below the scroll line have vertical engraved and excised lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash carinated bowl rim and body section, Enis Smith site, Burial 2, Vessel 13.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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