SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 34, Vessel 7
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.7 mm, rim; 7.2 mm, body; 8.2 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 21.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.3
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.3 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel; the apex of the upper and lower pendant triangles point towards each other. The central elements in the motif include circles and diamonds. The circles have a smaller circle with rays within them, while the diamonds have a smaller centrally-placed diamond within the larger element. A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 34, Pot 7, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K., "Burial 34, Pot 7, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 563.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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