VESSEL NO.: Burial 10, Vessel 41; 2003.08.192
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red; fire clouds on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.8; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.76
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has a red slip on both interior and exterior vessel surfaces. The engraved motif on the rim panel features two alternating central circles and two nested diamonds. The central circles have a small diamond and negative circle element within them, while the nested diamonds have a small diamond within them. The nested diamonds are at the center of a horizontal scroll with upper and lower excised brackets. Above and below each scroll are single rows of small excised pendant triangles and engraved dashes.
There is a single horizontal engraved line on the interior vessel surface at the carination.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 10, Vessel 41.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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