carination


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carination

[‚kar·ə′nā·shən]
(archeology)
A sharp break in the curve of the profile of a container, resulting in a projecting angle.
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Nevertheless, we consider that the combination of the shape and carination of the head, the wing venation, the disproportionate length of the rostrum and legs (very noticeable in brachypterous individuals), the genital characters and the unique longitudinal face coloration pattern, are remarkable enough to erect a new genus.
pterygocercus, distal tips of pectines not extending past distal ends of coxa IV in females, and distal ends of trochanter IV in males; pectine teeth: males 42-48 (n = 41 combs), females 29-35 (n = 48 combs); (3) caparace and tergites with coarser granules and stronger carination than in A.
This vessel has been identified by Mountjoy as a TT 3 deep bowl, but the belly carination is not very apparent.
Rim interior diameter = 20.4 cm (pr), rim exterior diameter = 26.4 cm (pr), shoulder diameter = 24.8 cm (pr), shoulder carination to rim height = 8.5 cm, vessel height = 15.2 cm (pr.).
Carination of sternite VII: This has never been used previously in Ananteris, but is herein used to assist the diagnosis of A.
Plain ring foot, shallow bowl, with carination; light groove below thickened rim.
Similarly, there appears to be a linear development from the broad everted rim with concave top of early-fourth-century shallow wheel-ridged basins (81) to the slightly smaller lekanides with hooked, and sometimes grooved, rim like 1-39 and 1-40; basically the rim was simply pressed downward against the wall, forming a rounded carination or shoulder.