SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 40, Pot 6
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black (10YR 2/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.6 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.67 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved continuous scroll motif (Thurmond 1990:Figure 6f) repeated five times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are large excised triangles. There is also an interior horizontal engraved line at the carination.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Burial 40, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 40, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 555.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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