SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 21, Pot 16
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
RIM AND LIP FORM: missing
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: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.7 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.6+
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.0; maximum body diameter is 17.2 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.6
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.50+ liters
DECORATION: The body panel, below three horizontal engraved lines encircling the area under the bottle neck, consists of three repeating sets of engraved circles and engraved diamonds, each with triangular tick marks on their outer line. The engraved diamonds have a single internal diamond, while the engraved circles have two internal circles, one which has a cross element. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley
Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley bottle, Burial 21, Pot 16, Tuck Carpenter site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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