SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Keith
VESSEL NO.: Burial 2, Pot 1
VESSEL FORM: Jar
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: gray (10YR 5/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: gray (10YR 5/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.8 mm, rim; 4.8 mm, body
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.3
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.3 liters
DECORATION: The rim has four horizontal engraved lines on it. The vessel body has four sets of engraved concentric circles of varying sizes, and the outer concentric circle has two hatched pendant triangles. The circles are divided by large brackets with a single S-shaped engraved line.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified jar, Burial 2, Pot 1, Keith site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 2, Pot 1, Keith" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 585.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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