SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: M. C. Site (Southall, 41UR3)
VESSEL NO.: 8-84
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.8; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has two alternating engraved central elements (circles and diamonds) in horizontal scrolls that end in excised brackets. The central diamonds have a smaller central diamonds within them, while the central circle elements have negative circles with excised rays. Above and below the horizontal scrolls are a series of excised pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines; a mass of red clay pigment remains on the inside of the vessel.
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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