SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lone Star Lake
VESSEL NO.: 50
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red (10R 5/6)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark red (10R 3/6); fire clouding on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.7 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.47 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved alternating nested triangle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The dividers between the engraved nested triangles included one or two diagonal engraved lines as well as one or two diagonal hatched ladder elements. The vessel has an interior and exterior red slip.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams bowl, Lone Star Lake site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Lone Star Lake 50" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 575.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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