SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 6, 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: yellowish-brown (10YR 5/4)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown (5YR 5/4); fire clouding on the rim and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.5 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 21.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.2 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved continuous scroll motif repeated five times around the vessel. The scroll fill zone consists of single upper and lower cross-hatched triangles, rather than ovals and negative ovals (cf. Thurmond 1990). There is an interior engraved line at the vessel carination point, and a white clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Burial 6, Pot 8, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 6, Pot 8" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 487.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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