SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 23, Pot 8
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: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.8 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.3
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.67 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved bisected diamond motif repeated four times around the vessel. Three times the motif consists of one large bisected diamond and one small excised bisected diamond, as well as upper and lower excised triangles; the fourth time also has two bisected diamonds, but the large one only fills half the panel and has a single horizontal engraved line emerging from its apex. Each of the motifs are divided by a single vertical engraved line. The vessel also has an interior engraved line at the carination point.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Reed
Ripley Engraved, var. Reed carinated bowl, Burial 23, Pot 8, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 23, Pot 8" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 454.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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