SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Vessel 12
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded 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: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 8.6 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 30.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 27.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.0 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved pendant triangle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel; the apex of the pendant triangles alternate between pointing towards the rim or pointing towards the vessel carination. The central elements in the motif are alternating engraved circles and diamonds, At the center of each element is a smaller circle with four excised rays or spurs jutting from it.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 33, Pot 12, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 33, Pot 12, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 565.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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