SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 29, Pot 4
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl; organic residue on exterior rim and body
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.6 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. Each scroll is separated from the other by excised brackets, and the scroll fill zones have excised brackets, triangles, and bisected oval elements. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy
Ripley Engraved, var. Gandy carinated bowl, Burial 29, Pot 4.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 29, Pot 4" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 79.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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