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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns

VESSEL NO.: Burial 27, Pot 9

NON-PLASTICS: grog

VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl

RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip

CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown (7.5YR 4/3); organic residue on the rim

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown (7.5YR 3/3); thick organic residue on the rim and body, almost obscuring the decoration on the rim

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 5.0 mm, rim; 4.5 mm, body

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished

HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.5

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.2

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.5

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.0

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.75 liters

DECORATION: The rim has an engraved scroll and circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The central large circles each have a smaller centrally-placed open circle within them. The scroll fill zones are excised triangular zones. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines. There is also an interior engraved line at the carination point.

TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt

Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl, Burial 27, Pot 9. Note the thick organic residue on the vessel rim.

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Keywords

American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology

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