VESSEL NO.: Burial 1, Vessel 1, 2003.08.0442
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the lower body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.2; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has a pendant triangle motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The motif is comprised of four diamond in circle elements that are divided from each other by a horizontal scroll line. Above and below each scroll line are sets of five excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Frank Smith cemetery, Burial 1, Vessel 1.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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