VESSEL NO.: 3-21-85
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouds on the base; organic residue on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.8; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has a continuous negative slanting scroll motif outlined by seven sets of upper and lower scroll fill zones. These fill zones are filled with a series of short vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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