SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: G. W. Rumsey
VESSEL NO.: 19a
NON-PLASTICS: bone and grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown (10YR 4/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown (10YR 3/2)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.7 mm, rim; 5.7 mm, body; 9.1 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The central elements in the motif include engraved diamonds (twice) and circles (twice), each with small centrally placed spurred/rayed circles. The pendant triangles have been excised. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl rim sherds, Rumsey site, Vessel 19a.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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