SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Harold Williams
VESSEL NO.: Burial J, Pot 1
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct 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)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.6 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.1
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.55 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif (cf. Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are comprised of a single excised triangle, and the scroll dividers are excised brackets. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Burial J, Pot 1, Harold Williams site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial J, Pot 1, Harold Williams" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 541.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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