SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 21, Pot 4
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl with four rim peaks
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted 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); fire clouding on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.5 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 3.6; 4.2 cm at the rim peaks
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 7.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.22 liters
DECORATION: The upper rim panel is plain, but each rim peak has an engraved triangle on it, with a hatched semi-circle element within the triangle. The lower rim panel has an unpatterned set of semi-circles, concentric semi-circles, triangular elements, and hatched brackets.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified compound bowl, Burial 21, Pot 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 21, Pot 4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 63.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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