SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Pot 10
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: dark grayish-brown (10YR 4/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.3 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved continuous scroll motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The upper and lower scroll fill zones include rectangles and ovals divided by excised columns, triangles, and large spurs. A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter
Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl, Burial 33, Pot 10, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 33, Pot 10, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 567.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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