SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Alex Justiss
VESSEL NO.: Burial 22; Perttula (2003) refers to this as Burial 22, Vessel 3.
NON-PLASTICS: grog, hematite, and bone
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: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 7.2 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.6
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.4 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved scroll motif (see Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by brackets filled with upper and lower oval elements and a single central horizontal engraved line, rather than a vertical S-shaped element.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Burial 22, Pot 3, Alex Justiss site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 22, Pot 3, Alex Justiss" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 595.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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