SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Cecil Guest
VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Pot 3
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and a rounded, scalloped lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray (10YR 4/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray (10YR 4/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.2 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.5; 14.0 cm at the rim peaks
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.2 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has a scroll and circle engraved motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The principal circle element has a small centrally-placed cross-in-circle element.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt compound bowl, Burial 2, Pot 3, Cecil Guest site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 2, Pot 3, Cecil Guest" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 571.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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