SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 8, Pot 6
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: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.6 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.1
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.42 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved continuous scroll motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel rim. There is a single vertical engraved line separating each of the continuous scroll motifs. The upper and lower scroll fill zones include ovals and triangular excised areas. A red clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Burial 8, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 8, Pot 6" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 482.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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