SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 26, Pot 2
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red (10R 4/8)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red (10R 4/8)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.2 mm, rim, upper panel; 7.9 mm, rim, lower panel; 10.3 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 21.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.6
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.3 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has an engraved interlocking horizontal scroll motif (see Thurmond 1990 var. Pilgrims). The lower rim panel features large engraved semi-circles repeated six times around the vessel. Each set of semi-circles have a small central engraved circle with excised rays. Dividing each set of semi-circles are excised brackets with three negative ovals, and these brackets are attached to areas with vertical excised and engraved lines as well as small circles with an internal excised dot. The interior and exterior vessel surfaces have been red-slipped, and a white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved designs.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified compound bowl, Burial 26, Pot 2: a, upper rim panel; b, lower rim panel sherds.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 26, Pot 2" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 524.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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