VESSEL NO.: Burial 1, Vessel 6; 2003.08.728
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 base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 8.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.2; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.88
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved and near continuous scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The scroll motifs are divided by single vertical engraved lines. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have cross-hatched triangles, negative ovals with a central dot, and short vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Enis Smith site, Burial 1, Vessel 6.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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