SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 23, Pot 5
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the rim, body, and the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.5 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.3 liters
DECORATION: The rim has two widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The vessel body has an engraved panel with a scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circles have a single internal circle with seven triangular tick marks or excised rays on it. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are rectangular to curvilinear zones with triangular tick marks along their outer engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt jar, Burial 23, Pot 5, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 23, Pot 5" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 457.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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