SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 19, Pot 4
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
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); organic residue on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the body; organic residue on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.7 mm, rim; 7.2 mm, body; 9.8 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 29.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.6
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The central element is an engraved circle, and each of the four large circles have a small central negative circle with four excised rays. There is also an interior horizontal engraved line at the vessel carination.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 19, Pot 4, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 19, Pot 4" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 467.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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