VESSEL NO.: Burial 4, Vessel 32; 2003.08.47
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: sandy paste
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: reddish-brown to dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 7.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.21
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has two alternating central elements, each repeated two times around the vessel: a circle within a circle and a circle within a diamond. The diamond element is the central element in a horizontal scroll. Above and below the scrolls are excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Herbert Taft cemetery, Burial 4, Vessel 32.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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