VESSEL NO.: Burial 9, Vessel 37; 2003.08.0441
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; organic residue on rim, lip, and vessel body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 8.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 23.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.1; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is comprised of four diagonal scrolls that are divided by two engraved vertical brackets or engraved semi-circles. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are elongated triangular-shaped zones filled with vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 9, Vessel 37.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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