VESSEL NO.: Burial 7, Vessel 23; 2003.08.267
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
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: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouding on rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.66
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a continuous scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central scroll lines have small excised tick marks. The upper and lower scroll zones have alternating curvilinear hatched zones and curvilinear engraved lines, and there is a hooked arm element at the beginning of each scroll fill zone; underneath the hooked arm on each scroll fill zone is a single small excised triangle.
There is also a single horizontal engraved line at the carination point on the interior vessel surface.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 7, Vessel 23.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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