VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Vessel 13A, M5; 2003.08.349
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; fire clouds on the lower body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 8.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved motif that features two sets each of central circles and nested diamond elements. These elements are either next to or encompassed in a horizontal and vertical scroll lines and upper and lower 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 5, Vessel 13A.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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