VESSEL NO.: Burial 1, Vessel 1; 2003.08.326
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: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.72
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by excised brackets. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have excised brackets and vertical excised lines.
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 1.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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