SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 19, Pot 8
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded and interior beveled lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 4/3); fire clouding on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 4/3); fire clouding on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.7 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.4
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.51 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved alternate nested triangle motif repeated six times around the vessel. Each large nested triangle has a smaller triangle within it that contains a negative oval. Opposite the large nested triangles are small triangles with negative ovals. In addition to the alternate nested triangle motifs, there is a second motif that consists of an excised rectangle with an inner spur as well as adjacent scroll fill zones with negative ovals and inner dashed lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Williams
Ripley Engraved, var. Williams compound bowl, Burial 19, Pot 8.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 19, Pot 8" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 69.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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