SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 10, Pot 1
NON-PLASTICS: grog; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a straight neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3); fire clouding on the neck, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.4 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.4; 13.2 cm is the maximum body diameter
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.73 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has four panels filled with large engraved circles. Inside each circles is a smaller central and negative circle with excised triangles or rays. Above and below each of the large circles are excised rectangular areas. The large circles are divided by upper and lower triangle elements. These triangle elements have excised ovals with internal spurs and long excised rays that extend from the apex of each triangle, but do not connect with one another.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Burial 10, Pot 1.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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