VESSEL NO.: Burial 1, Vessel 4; 2003.08.772
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: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; thick organic residue on the lip, rim, and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.63
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 brackets with a single interior diagonal engraved line. The upper and lower scroll fill zones include excised brackets and negative ovals.
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, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Enis Smith site, Burial 1, Vessel 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 1, Vessel 4, 2003.08.772" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 409.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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