SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 36, Pot 4
NON-PLASTICS: grog and hematite
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: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the rim and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the rim and body; organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.7 mm, body; 10.7 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 29.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.2 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle has an internal small circle with four excised rays. The outer lines of the upper and lower scroll fill zones have triangular tick marks, and the scroll fill zones consist only of excised triangular areas. There is also an interior horizontal engraved line at the vessel carination.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 36, Pot 4, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 36, Pot 4, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 562.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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