VESSEL NO.: 4-2-85
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouds on the base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has engraved circular central elements repeated four times around the vessel. Within the central circles are single negative ovals and excised rays. Between the central circles is a horizontal scroll line connected to the rim and carination by excised brackets. Above and below the horizontal scrolls are a series of excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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