VESSEL NO.: Burial 7, Vessel 26; 2003.08.88
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog; sandy paste
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: red
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.65
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has a red slip on both interior and exterior surfaces. The rim panel features two central engraved circles (each with a central excised dot) that alternate with two engraved nested diamonds (each with a smaller engraved diamond within). The nested diamond element is in a central place in a horizontal scroll, and above and below the scroll line are excised pendant triangles and oval-shaped excised dashes. The scrolls end at upper and lower excised brackets.
There is also a horizontal engraved line at the carination on the interior vessel surface.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 7, Vessel 26.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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