VESSEL NO.: Burial 7, Vessel 22; 2003.08.785
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: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. Above and below each scroll are small excised pendant triangles. The scrolls are divided by excised bracket elements.
There is also a horizontal engraved line at the carination on the vessel interior surface.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. Gandy carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 7, Vessel 22.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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