SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey
VESSEL NO.: 49
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3); fire clouding
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown (10YR 3/2)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.9 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.82 liters
DECORATION: The rim has four sets of scrolls and upper and lower engraved/excised pendant triangles, as seen on Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney vessels. The scrolls are divided by S-shaped brackets (cf. Thurmond 1990). A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Rumsey site, Vessel 49.
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