SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 8, Pot 8
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: reddish-brown (5YR 5/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown (5YR 5/3); fire clouding on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.3 mm, rim; 7.4 mm, body; 7.3 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.4 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved continuous scroll motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated seven times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones include a single negative oval outlined by cross-hatched or hatched engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Burial 8, Pot 8, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 8, Pot 8" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 481.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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