VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, Vessel 17; 2003.08.920
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 8.8 mm; body, 7.9 mm; base, 10.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 27.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved motif that features two alternating circles (with an inner circle and cross element) and nested diamonds (with a smaller diamond within). The nested diamond elements occur with a continuous scroll element that ends on either side of the central circles. Above and below each of the scrolls are small excised pendant triangles.
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 6, Vessel 17.
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