SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Keith
VESSEL NO.: Burial 1, Pot 1
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown (5YR 5/3)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown (5YR 5/3); fire clouding on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.3 mm, rim; 8.3 mm, body; 12.3 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.2 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved pendant triangle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The central element in the motif alternates between an engraved circle (twice) and an engraved diamond (twice). Each central element has a small central circle with four excised rays or spurs.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 1, Pot 1, Keith site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 1, Pot 1, Keith" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 589.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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