SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: B. J. Horton
VESSEL NO.: Burial 4, Pot 3. In Hunt et al. (1996:F-11), Pot 3 is listed as a large brushed vessel, which this vessel is assuredly not.
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl with four rim peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown (10YR 4/2); organic residue on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 4/3); organic residue on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.8 mm, rim; 4.7 mm, body; 7.5 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.74 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel is plain. There are teardrop-shaped excised areas in engraved ovals on the rim peaks (as seen on some Turner Engraved, var. Horton vessels). The lower rim panel has an engraved continuous scroll motif repeated eight times around the vessel.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter compound bowl, Burial 4, Pot 3, B. J. Horton site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 4, Pot 3, B. J. Horton" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 536.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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