SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 42, Pot 4
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: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.4 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.97 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle element has a smaller circle with four excised rays within it. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have negative ovals and cross-hatched triangular areas. A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 42, Pot 4, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 42, Pot 4, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 551.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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