VESSEL NO.: Burial 8, Vessel 32; 2003.08.190
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: miniature carinated bowl (Figure 247)
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black; fire cloud on the lip
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 3.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.7; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.16
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved circle and nested triangle motif repeated three times around the vessel; there is an extra nested triangle in the motif. The engraved circles have a small diamond element within, while the nested triangles have curvilinear and nearly hooked engraved lines within them; three of them also have a small triangular-shaped area pendant from the rim.
There is a single horizontal engraved line on the interior vessel surface at the carination.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: both red and white pigments in engraved lines on the exterior surface; the red pigment appears to have been placed over the white pigment. Both white and red pigments have been rubbed in the interior horizontal engraved line.
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Cash carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 8, Vessel 32.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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