VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, Vessel 16; 2003.08.1830
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light grayish-brown; fire clouds on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.77
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved motif that features alternating circles (with an inner diamond) and hatched brackets. Between these central elements are horizontal interlocking scrolls with upper and lower excised brackets and upper and lower excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, cf. var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, cf. var. McKinney carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 6, Vessel 16.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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