SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Harold Williams
VESSEL NO.: Burial K, Pot 3
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray (7.5YR 4/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: gray (7.5YR 5/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.4 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.36 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved continuous scroll (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The vertical scroll dividers are composed of 3-4 vertical engraved lines. A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Burial K, Pot 3, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial K, Pot 3, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 539.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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