VESSEL NO.: 4-2-85
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment, but cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a horizontal scroll motif repeated four times with alternating circle (n=2) and diamond (n=2) central elements. The central circles have small negative ovals within excised diamonds, while the central diamonds are marked at their centers by an excised dot. Above and below each horizontal scroll are a series of small excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl.
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