VESSEL NO.: Burial 7, Vessel 27; 2003.08.232
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl with four rim peaks (Figure 241)
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.86
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has a red slip on both interior and exterior vessel surfaces. The upper rim panel has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The rim peaks have a centrally placed engraved circle with a central excised dot and scroll fill elements.
The lower rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The central circles—as on the rim peaks—each have a small central excised dot. The scroll fill elements have curvilinear engraved lines and oval-shaped areas, one of which in each of the lower scroll fill zones has an excised dot or small excised triangle in it.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt and Turner Engraved, var. unspecified hybrid
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt and Turner Engraved, var. unspecified hybrid compound bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 7, Vessel 27.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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