VESSEL NO.: Burial 11, Vessel 56; 2003.08.1822
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: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.73
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has stacks of horizontal engraved lines (sometimes with small pendant triangles) repeated four times around the vessel. The stacks of engraved lines are separated by sets of two vertical engraved lines that end in upper and lower open triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 11, Vessel 56.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41UR326, Burial 11, Vessel 56, 2003.08.1822" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 422.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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