SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 22, Pot 8
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.2 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 27.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.2 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has an engraved circle and nested triangle motif repeated five times around the vessel. Each central circle has a small internal circle and cross element, while the nested triangles each contain negative ovals, one of which also has a small engraved spur element.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash compound bowl, Burial 22, Pot 8, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 22, Pot 8" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 459.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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