SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Lone Star Lake
VESSEL NO.: 30
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); organic residue on the body; fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 8.9 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 30.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 29.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.2
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.1 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has two distinct motifs that are each repeated four times around the vessel. The first motif includes two large nested ovals within triangles, resembling an “eye,” divided by a cross-hatched bracket. The second motif is comprised of a group of four alternating nested triangles or bisected diamonds. Two of the nested triangles have small hatched triangles within them, a third nested triangle contains an oval or semi-circle, and the four nested triangle contains a semi-circle with a small central circle with excised rays.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Lone Star Lake site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Lone Star Lake 30" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 582.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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