SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 19, Pot 10
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with four body 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)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (10YR 5/3); fire clouding on the neck and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 4.5 mm, neck
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.1; maximum body diameter of 8.7 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.5
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.35 liters
DECORATION: There are three horizontal engraved lines on the vessel body below the neck. Below these lines is a scroll and circle motif repeated four times on the body, centered on the body peaks. The central circles have two inner engraved circles, one of which has large triangular tick marks on it. There are sets of two engraved triangles above and below and to the side of each circle element; these have one or two hatched or cross-hatched corners. A red clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified bottle, Burial 19, Pot 10.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 19, Pot 10" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 68.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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