SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Pot 11
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: brown (7.5YR 5/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown (7.5YR 5/4); fire clouding on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 8.6 mm, rim; 7.4 mm, body; 9.7 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.9 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel, with the addition of another central engraved element: two opposed hooked arms attached to a broad curvilinear arcing line. This particular engraved element occurs in conjunction with two central engraved circles and two engraved diamonds. The diamond element has a small open circle within it, while the engraved circle element is a cross-in-circle.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Burial 33, Pot 11, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 33, Pot 11, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 566.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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