SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 23, Pot 4
NON-PLASTICS: grog; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and a rounded, exterior folded and interior beveled 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 5/3); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.1 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.62 liters
DECORATION: The vessel has two horizontal engraved lines on the upper part of the vessel, above an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the body. Each central circle has a smaller circle within it with an equal-arm cross element. The upper and lower scroll fill zones include an outer curvilinear engraved and ticked line as well as an inner triangular element with hatched or excised corners. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt bowl, Burial 23, Pot 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 23, Pot 4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 56.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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