SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 21, Pot 14
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl with four rim peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded 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): 7.4 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.3; 8.0 cm at the rim peaks
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.1
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.83 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has a single horizontal engraved line. Above that line, and on each rim peak, there is a negative oval-shaped area (as also seen on Turner Engraved, var. Horton vessels) as well as a series of short vertical engraved lines. On the lower rim panel is a simplified engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. Each central circle element is composed of only a single engraved open circle, with no interior elements.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified compound bowl, Burial 21, Pot 14, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 21, Pot 14" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 462.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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