SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lone Star Lake
VESSEL NO.: 40
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown (10YR 5/4)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray (10YR 4/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.3 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by cross-hatched engraved brackets, and the upper and lower scroll fill zones are filled with a series of near vertical lines. A red clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Lone Star Lake site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Lone Star Lake 40" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 580.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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