SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 19, Pot 3
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a flat lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-red (5YR 5/6); fire clouding on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-red (5YR 5/6); fire clouding on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.2 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.6
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.42 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved bisected diamond motif repeated four times around the vessel; each bisected diamond motif has four inner triangles (whose apexes meet in the center of the panel) filled with smaller engraved elements. Each motif is set in a panel defined by either vertical hatched, cross-hatched or excised zones.
Two of the bisected diamond motif panels have upper and lower triangles within them with negative ovals as well as excised or cross-hatched triangles in the two horizontal triangles. One of the panels has only three inner triangles, and two of these have a smaller inner cross-hatched triangle while the third has a smaller triangle with a negative oval within it. The last of the panels has four inner triangles, two with smaller cross-hatched triangles and two with negative ovals within them.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Reed
Ripley Engraved, var. Reed carinated bowl, Burial 19, Pot 3.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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