SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 43, Pot 7
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a flaring neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown (7.5YR 4/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.3 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the upper neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.0; maximum body diameter is 16.0 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.73 liters
DECORATION: The vessel body has an engraved circle and circle and cross motif repeated four times around the vessel. To either side of the central circle motif are four large engraved diamonds with smaller hatched diamonds within them. Above each of the large central circle elements is a rectangular engraved zone with triangular hatched corners, while on the bottom side of the large central circle element are two large hatched triangles.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley
Ripley Engraved, var. Ripley bottle, Burial 43, Pot 7, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 43, Pot 7, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 547.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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