SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey
VESSEL NO.: 61
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a straight neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a flat lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-red (5YR 4/6)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-red (5YR 4/6)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.4; 16.0 cm maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.78 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has a central engraved scroll and circle motif that is repeated three times around the vessel. The principal circle element has a smaller central circle and hatched cross element. The upper scroll fill zone also has three repeating sets of two circles within an excised zone, the smaller circle with a circle and hatched cross element; there is also a small negative oval within the excised zone. The lower scroll fill zone has three repeating large negative and backwards s-shaped elements within excised and hatched areas as well as two sets of short vertical engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Rumsey site, Vessel 61.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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