SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 12, Pot 6
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a slightly flaring neck, and a square body with four body peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.5 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.9; 9.1 maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.9
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.40 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has alternating concentric circle (centered on the body peaks) and diamond elements repeated four times each; these elements are centered over the body peaks. The engraved diamonds have a small central circle within them, while the concentric circles are comprised of three engraved circles, one of which has triangular tick marks. Above each set of concentric circles is a curvilinear fill zone with two negative ovals and hatched lines; one of the negative ovals has a small engraved spur within it. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley
Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley engraved bottle, Burial 12, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 12, Pot 6" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 475.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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