SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 37, Pot 6
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 5/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 4/2)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.7 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 27.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.3 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved alternate nested triangle motif repeated six times around the vessel. There are also two alternating semi-circular elements on the rim, set between the nested triangles. The nested triangles either have two or three hatched corners or hatched pendant triangles within the larger engraved element.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams carinated bowl, Burial 37, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 37, Pot 6, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 558.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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