SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 36, Pot 5
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: reddish-brown (5YR 5/4); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.7 mm, body; 9.3 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 5.0 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved horizontal scroll motif repeated four times on the vessel. The scrolls are divided by excised brackets. The scroll fill zones have either a single excised triangle or an excised negative oval with a central dash or spur in it (cf. Thurmond 1990). A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Burial 36, Pot 5, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 36, Pot 5, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 561.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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