SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 10, Pot 5
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1); fire clouding on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.6 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.55 liters
DECORATION: The vessel has an engraved horizontal interlocking scroll motif repeated twice around the vessel; there are two horizontal engraved lines encircling the rim as well as two horizontal engraved lines encircling the vessel base. The interlocking brackets on the scrolls include both sets of vertical engraved lines as well as negative and backward S-shaped elements, two on each scroll. The scroll dividers include negative S-shaped and backward S-shaped elements, with two sets on the vessel.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bowl, Burial 10, Pot 5.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 10, Pot 5" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 49.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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