SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: George T. Wright Collection, Titus County, Texas
VESSEL NO.: GTW-498 [TX 138/1), B. Titus
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl section
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.7 mm; body, 6.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.0+
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 26.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.3+
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has four sets of engraved slanting scrolls with rounded ends. Above and below each of the slanting scrolls are scroll fill zones with negative ovals formed by excised bracket elements and excised triangle elements. The excised bracket elements have upper and lower negative ovals.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy (see Fields et al. 2014:Table 8.6)
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl section, GTW-498.
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American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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