VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Vessel 12; 2003.08.1845
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
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: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.47
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has four single horizontal scroll lines divided by sets of three vertical engraved lines. Each scroll portion also has five upper and lower excised pendant triangles. There is also an interior horizontal engraved line at the vessel carination.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 5, Vessel 12.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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