SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 5, Pot 6
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with four body peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1); fire clouding on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.4 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.7; 10.5 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.31 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has a concentric circle motif repeated four times around the vessel; the motif is centered on the body peaks. The middle concentric circle has triangular excised tick marks on it. Each of the circles are divided from each other by upper and lower excised triangles and a single connecting vertical engraved line. The upper excised triangles have negative ovals with a single spur or curved hook (cf. Thurmond 1990) within the ovals. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Burial 5, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter site.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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