VESSEL NO.: Burial 8, Vessel 28; 2003.08.1793
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 30.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; flat and circular
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has two central engraved circles (with a diamond within the circle; there is a single punctation within the diamond) that alternate with two nested diamonds; there is a smaller diamond within it, and this smaller diamond has a single punctate at its center. The diamonds are at the center of a horizontal scroll with upper and lower excised brackets. Above and below the scrolls and the nested diamonds are alternating series of both small pendant triangles and punctated dashes.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 8, Vessel 28.
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