SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 21, Pot 11a
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.1 mm, rim; 6.9 mm, body; 8.5 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.85 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel; there are no upper and lower scroll fill zones per se, only a linear area of excising. The scrolls are divided by excised vertical zones with a negative S-shaped element. A white clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Burial 21, Pot 11a, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 21, Pot 11a" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 466.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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