SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 26, Pot 4
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
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: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the rim and body; organic residue on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.8 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 30.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 29.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.0 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved continuous scroll motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated eight times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have cross-hatched columns and triangular areas, and one has part of an oval with a broad excised spur along one edge.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Burial 26, Pot 4, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 26, Pot 4" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 523.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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