SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: B. J. Horton
VESSEL NO.: Burial 10, Pot 6
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip; cf. Redwine mode lip (Walters n.d.)
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown (10YR 8/4)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown (10YR 8/4); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.7 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1 liters
DECORATION: There is a row of linear punctations under the lip, as noted in Ripley Engraved, var. Walkers Creek vessels (Perttula 2005, ed.). The upper panel has a single centrally-placed horizontal engraved line on it. The lower rim panel has an engraved circle and nested triangle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. Each circle has a small semi-circle within it, and the nested triangles have either small excised triangles, ovals, or small excised pendant triangles.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Cash
Ripley Engraved, var. Cash compound bowl, Burial 10, Pot 6, B. J. Horton site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 10, Pot 6, B. J. Horton" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 533.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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