VESSEL NO.: 5-29-85
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 27.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.1; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has four alternating sets of engraved central circles and central diamonds. The central circles have smaller central diamonds with excised corners, while there are smaller open diamonds within the central diamonds. There are also small engraved triangles with excised corners between the central circles and diamonds, while there are upper and lower engraved triangle elements on each side of the central diamond elements. These smaller triangle elements have hatched corners and a single hooked arm within them.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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