SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: B. J. Horton
VESSEL NO.: Burial 10, Pot 5
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
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: dark grayish-brown (10YR 4/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.3 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.73 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved diamond and hooked arm motif repeated four times around the vessel; the hooked arm element begins at one end of each engraved diamond. The central engraved diamonds have a single smaller engraved diamond within it. Both of the diamonds have small engraved spurs or tick marks on them. Upper and lower fill elements include triangles and semi-circles, each with outward-facing small engraved spurs on them.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Burial 10, Pot 5, B. J. Horton site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 10, Pot 5, B. J. Horton" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 534.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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