SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 45, Pot 8
VESSEL FORM: Bottle, with a straight and thin neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.6 mm, neck; 8.7 mm, body; 6.3 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.4; maximum body diameter is 9.5 mm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.37 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has a series of engraved semi-circles and circles (or sun bursts with rays) connected by vertical, diagonal, and curvilinear lines with no repeating pattern. There is a single hatched engraved triangle pendant from one of the vertical engraved lines. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Burial 45, Pot 8, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 45, Pot 8, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 542.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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