SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: B. J. Horton
VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Pot 3
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: reddish-yellow (7.5YR 6/6)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-yellow (7.5YR 6/6); fire clouding on the base; organic residue on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.5 mm, rim; 7.1 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 23.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.0 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle has a smaller circle within it that has opposed hatched triangles. The outer scroll fill zone and central slanting scroll line of the motif have excised and hatched pendant triangles on them, as would otherwise be used on the engraved pendant triangle motif (see Thurmond 1990).
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 2, Pot 3, B. J. Horton site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 2, Pot 3, B. J. Horton" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 537.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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