SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 11, Pot 4a
NON-PLASTICS: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded and interior beveled lip
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 pale brown (10YR 7/3); fire clouding
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.5 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.9 liters
DECORATION: The rim has five upper and lower sets of large hatched pendant triangles, divided by large engraved squares. Two of the engraved squares have a smaller square within it, connected to the larger square by lines radiating in six directions. The other three engraved squares have a small central circle within them, the circle being connected to the square by four short engraved lines radiating in the cardinal directions.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Burial 11, Pot 4a.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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