VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, Vessel 43; 2003.08.1823
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
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: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved diamond in circle element that is repeated four times around the vessel. Between the circles are horizontal scrolls with upper and lower brackets as well as 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, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 6, Vessel 43.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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