SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Alex Justiss
VESSEL NO.: Burial 22; Perttula (2003) refers to this as Burial 22, Vessel 2.
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: dark grayish-brown (10YR 4/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brownish-yellow (10YR 6/6); fire clouding on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.2 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.1
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.85 liters
DECORATION: The rim panel has an engraved pendant triangle motif (Thurmond 1990) repeated four times around the vessel. The central element includes circles (or buttons) and diamonds that alternate twice on the rim panel. Each central element has a small central engraved diamond within it.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 22, Pot 2, Alex Justiss site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "Burial 22, Pot 2, Alex Justiss" (2020). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 596.
American Southwest, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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