SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: B. J. Horton
VESSEL NO.: Burial 15, Pot 3
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with four rim peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded 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): 7.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0; 8.0 cm at the rim peaks
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.70 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has cross-hatched engraved bisected diamonds (cf. Thurmond 1990) and triangles repeated four times around the vessel. The bisected diamonds and triangles are separated by sets of four vertical engraved lines. The vessel has both an interior and exterior red slip. There is also an interior engraved line at the carination point.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Reed
Ripley Engraved, var. Reed carinated bowl, Burial 15, Pot 3, B. J. Horton site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 15, Pot 3, B. J. Horton" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 530.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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