SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 27, Pot 6
NON-PLASTICS: grog, bone, and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl; interior/exterior vessel organic residues
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): 17.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 28.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.4 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The central elements are two alternating circles and diamonds. The circles have a smaller open circle within them, and that smaller circle has four excised rays. The engraved diamond elements each have a small excised circle with four excised rays. A white kaolin clay pigment has also been rubbed in the engraved lines.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 27, Pot 6.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 27, Pot 6" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 85.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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