SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 27, Pot 9
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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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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