SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Cecil Guest
VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Pot 2a
NON-PLASTICS: bone and grog
VESSEL FORM: Compound 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: very pale brown (10YR 7/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown (10YR 7/3); fire clouding on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.1
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel has three broadly-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower rim panel has an engraved alternating nested triangle motif (see Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. Within the nested triangles are small semi-circles and ovals, as well as sets of 2-3 vertical engraved lines. A white clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams compound bowl, Burial 3, Pot 2a, Cecil Guest site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 3, Pot 2a, Cecil Guest" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 584.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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