SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 9, Pot 2
VESSEL FORM: Carinated 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: strong brown (7.5YR 5/6); fire clouding on the rim, lower body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 4/4); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base; organic residue on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.5 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.1 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circles each have a smaller excised circle with excised rays within them. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals with a single vertical spur element, as well as rectangular fill areas. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 9, Pot 2.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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