SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Pot 7
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
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 4/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3); fire clouding on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.8 mm, rim; 6.1 mm, body; 7.8 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.3
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.53 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central elements of the motif include two circles with internal excised circles with rays as well as two diamond elements with an internal diamond within each of them. A white clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 33, Pot 7, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 33, Pot 7, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 568.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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