SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 7, Pot 10
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a straight neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded 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: brown (10YR 5/3); fire clouding on the body and neck
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.7 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.1; maximum body diameter is 8.7 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.22 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has four panels with alternating engraved motifs repeated twice; the panels are separated by upper and lower triangles and a single connecting vertical engraved line. The first motif consists of concentric circles (four circles in total), one line of which has small tick marks on it. The second motif is two nested diamonds within an engraved circle. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Burial 7, Pot 10, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 7, Pot 10" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 484.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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