SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: B. J. Horton
VESSEL NO.: Burial 15, Pot 5
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red (2.5YR 4/6)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red (2.5YR 4/6)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.3 mm, rim; 8.3 mm, body; 10.3 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.45 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved bisected diamond motif (see Thurmond 1990) repeated six times around the vessel. The bisected diamond motif includes two opposed triangles whose apexes touch; within each large triangle are smaller excised triangles. There are two horizontal engraved lines on the interior of the vessel. The vessel is also red-slipped on both interior and exterior vessel surfaces.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Reed
Ripley Engraved, var. Reed bowl, Burial 15, Pot 5, B. J. Horton site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 15, Pot 5, B. J. Horton" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 529.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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