SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 23, Pot 6
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted 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); fire clouding on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.3-5.0 mm, rim; 4.9 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.92 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt compound bowl, Burial 23, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 23, Pot 6" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 456.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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