SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey
VESSEL NO.: 21
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown (5YR 5/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown (5YR 5/3); fire clouding on the base and lower body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.4 mm, rim; 5.9 mm, body; 8.5 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.3 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved pendant triangle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The central elements in the motif are engraved diamonds (repeated twice) that alternate with engraved circles (repeated twice); each central element has a small spurred circle at its center. The upper and lower pendant triangles are excised. The engraved motif is filled with a white kaolin clay pigment.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl rim sherds, Rumsey site, Vessel 21.
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