SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Keeling
VESSEL NO.: 2003.010.008
NON-PLASTICS: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark red (10R 3/6)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark red (10R 3/6)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.9 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.79 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has a central ticked oval repeated four times around the vessel; within each oval is a vertical ticked scroll line. Between each of the ovals is a diagonal scroll line (also ticked) and upper and lower fill zones defined by sets of four negative ovals. The largest of the negative ovals has a small vertical dash or spur within it, similar to the small dashed mark or spur used on the circle and nested triangle and alternate nested triangles motifs on Ripley Engraved vessels (Thurmond 1990). Both the interior and exterior vessel surfaces have a red slip.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Keeling site, Vessel .008.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Keeling site, Vessel .008" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 591.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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