SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Alex Justiss
VESSEL NO.: Burial 24, Pot 3
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown (10YR 3/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown (10YR 5/4)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.6 mm, rim; 8.4 mm, body; 10.8 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.6
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.1 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved horizontal interlocking scroll motif (see Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. Each upper and lower part of the rim panel also has a single small triangular tick or spur mark. The individual scrolls are divided by cross-hatched brackets.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Pilgrims
Ripley Engraved, var. Pilgrims carinated bowl, Burial 24, Pot 3, Alex Justiss site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 24, Pot 3, Alex Justiss" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 592.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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