SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 4, Pot 6
VESSEL FORM: Compound 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): 6.4 mm, rim; 8.7 mm, body; 10.8 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.5+
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.7+ liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The large central circle element has a smaller circle within it that has five excised spurs along its margins; two of these smaller circles also have a very small centrally-placed circle within them. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals outlined with excised areas, and those negative ovals in the lower scroll fill zones also have small spurs or dashes along the open edge of the oval (cf. Thurmond 1990). A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt compound bowl, Burial 4, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter site.
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