VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Vessel 14B; 2003.08.864
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body; organic residue on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The circles have an inner circle with excised rays or diamonds. The upper and lower scroll fill elements include hatched zones with negative ovals.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 5, Vessel 14B.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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