SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Keith
VESSEL NO.: Burial 1, Pot 7
NON-PLASTICS: bone and grog
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: reddish-brown (5YR 5/4)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown (5YR 4/4); fire clouding
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.8 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body and burnished on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.86 liters
DECORATION: The rim has a simplified engraved scroll and circle motif repeated two times around the vessel. The scroll elements resemble the continuous scroll (see Thurmond 1990), but with scroll fill zones comprised only of excised triangles, and there are excised triangles on the central vertical engraved line of the scroll. The scroll elements alternate with engraved circles, each with small central excised diamonds within them.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Burial 1, Pot 7, Keith site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 1, Pot 7, Keith" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 586.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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