VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Vessel 7; 2003.08.791
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-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, 5.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.67
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by vertical brackets that have two small projecting spur elements. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have vertical engraved lines.
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 site, Burial 2, Vessel 7.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 2, Vessel 7, 2003.08.791" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 407.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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