SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 20, Pot 4
VESSEL FORM: Bottle; found with this vessel is a rim from a grog-tempered Ripley Engraved, var. Carpenter carinated bowl with a white kaolin clay pigment rubbed in the engraved lines.
RIM AND LIP FORM: neck missing
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): N/A
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.9
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION: The bottle body has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle has a second circle within it that has six small excised pendant triangles or rays on it. The upper and lower scroll fill zones also have excised pendant triangles on the outer scroll fill zone as well as negative ovals with short dashed lines or spurs within them. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Burial 20, Pot 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 20, Pot 4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 65.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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