SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 3, Pot 9
NON-PLASTICS: bone and grog
VESSEL FORM: D-shaped bowl (Figure 29)
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a flat, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a low oxygen environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray (10YR 4/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray (10YR 4/1)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.6 mm, rim; 8.8 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.0 cm in length and 10.2 cm in width
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.24 liters
DECORATION: The vessel has eight sets of engraved alternate nested triangles, four with the apex pointing towards the rim and four with the apex pointing towards the base. Each nested triangle element is composed of three sets of increasingly smaller triangles; the second triangle also has tick marks on it. On the side of the folded lip is a series of vertically oriented punctations, a decorative treatment also documented on Ripley Engraved, var. Walkers Creek vessels in the Big Cypress Creek basin (Perttula 2005, ed.).
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams D-shaped bowl, Burial 3, Pot 9.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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