SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey
VESSEL NO.: 64
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: brown (10YR 5/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.7 mm, rim; 7.4 mm, body; 9.7 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.0 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved continuous scroll motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have semi-circles, ovals, and cross-hatched triangular and rectangular areas. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl rim sherds, Rumsey site, Vessel 64.
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