SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 24, Pot 8
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown (10YR 3/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.4 mm, rim; 5.6 mm, body; 9.3 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A; 7.1 cm upper/lower panel height
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.6+ liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has three equally and broadly-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has an engraved continuous scroll motif repeated five times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones consist of hatched triangular areas instead of ovals or negative ovals. A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter compound bowl rim sherds, Burial 24, Pot 8, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP5, Burial 24, Pot 8" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 526.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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