SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey
VESSEL NO.: 54-a
VESSEL FORM: Carinated 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: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.4 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central element of the motif includes either alternating semi-circles (twice) or diamonds (twice), each of which has a small central engraved diamond within it that has four excised rays. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Rumsey site, Vessel 54a.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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