SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 34, Pot 5
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded 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); fire clouding on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 8.2 mm, rim; 6.9 mm, body; 7.6 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 30.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 30.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.1 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The central engraved element in the motif is a diamond (repeated four times), with a smaller diamond within it. There is also an interior horizontal engraved line at the vessel carination.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 34, Pot 5, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 34, Pot 5, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 564.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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