SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 19, Pot 5
NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown (10YR 3/2)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown (10YR 5/2)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.0 mm, rim; 6.2 mm, body; 8.0 mm, base
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 32.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 28.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.7 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the rim. The motif varies on this vessel because the upper and lower ends of each scroll end in engraved semi-circles. Inside each semi-circle is an excised circle with rays or star bursts. The motif dividers are negative backward S-shaped elements. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: cf. Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Burial 19, Pot 5.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 19, Pot 5" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 71.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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