SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 19, Pot 6
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment); fire clouding on the interior base and the exterior rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.3 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 5.7
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.31 liters
DECORATION: The rim has both engraved interlocking horizontal scroll and bisected diamond motifs. The interlocking horizontal scroll motif is repeated six times around the vessel, while the bisected diamond motif occurs only once on the rim. The bisected diamond motif includes a single bisected diamond with an interior hatched triangle as well as an oval-shaped element (an eye?) with a small internal hatched oval. The latter motif is separated from the horizontal scrolls by a vertical engraved line with upper and lower excised triangles.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified
Ripley Engraved, var. unspecified carinated bowl, Burial 19, Pot 6.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 19, Pot 6" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 70.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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