SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Tuck Carpenter
VESSEL NO.: Burial 33, Pot 5
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 4/3); fire clouding on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown (10YR 4/2); fire clouding on the rim and body; a pitch-like organic residue on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.1 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.1 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. Each of the central circles have a cross-in-circle element within it. The scroll fill zones are comprised of open, hatched, cross-hatched, and excised vertical rectangular elements instead of ovals and negative ovals (cf. Thurmond 1990).
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 33, Pot 5, Tuck Carpenter site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 33, Pot 5, Tuck Carpenter" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 569.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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