VESSEL NO.: Burial 1, Vessel 3; 2003.08.270
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: N/A
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and base; organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 21.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.3; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.44
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel, with two central elements: diamond in a circle (twice) and hatched brackets (twice). The upper scroll fill zones are plain, while the lower scroll fill zones have ovals and excised vertical lines; the ovals have a single dash within them.
The vessel body has vertical brushing marks, an unusual decorative treatment in Titus phase fine wares.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Enis Smith site, Burial 1, Vessel 3.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR317, Burial 1, Vessel 3, 2003.08.270" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 410.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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