SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Alex Justiss
VESSEL NO.: Burial 24, Pot 1
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray (10YR 3/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown (10YR 6/3); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.0 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.9
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.59 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif (see Thurmond 1990; see also Perttula 2003) repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by brackets with two triangular tick marks, creating a poorly defined vertical and negative S-shaped element.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Burial 24, Pot 1, Alex Justiss site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 24, Pot 1, Alex Justiss" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 594.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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