SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 44, Pot 1
VESSEL FORM: Compound 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 gray (10YR 4/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 4/3); fire clouding on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.5 mm, rim; 7.1 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A; 7.1 cm height of upper and lower rim panels
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 31.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 30.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.7+ liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel is plain. The lower rim panel has an engraved scroll and semi-circle motif repeated five times around the vessel. One of the semi-circle elements has a spur or dash in its center (cf. Thurmond 1990). The upper and lower scroll fill zones are triangular areas with cross-hatching zones and a single vertical engraved line. A white clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell
Ripley Engraved, var. Caldwell compound bowl, Burial 44, Pot 1, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 44, Pot 1, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 546.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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