SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 37, Pot 5
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 (10YR 5/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.7 mm, rim; 7.0 mm, body; 8.7 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.8
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and semi-circle motif repeated two times around the vessel. The engraved motifs are divided by two sets of vertical engraved lines. The outer lines on several of the upper and lower scroll fill zones have open and/or excised pendant triangles.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified, cf. var. Caldwell
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Burial 37, Pot 5, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 37, Pot 5, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 559.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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