SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lone Star Lake
VESSEL NO.: 44
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: weak red (10R 4/4)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: weak red (10R 4/4)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.8 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.81 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has four sets of upper and lower engraved/excised pendant triangles and horizontal scrolls. The pendant triangles and scrolls are divided by vertical excised brackets, not engraved circles or diamonds (cf. Thurmond 1990). The vessel has been red-slipped on both interior and exterior surfaces. A white clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Lone Star Lake site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Lone Star Lake 44" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 579.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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