SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-3-200; Burial 3 in Zone H in the platform mound
VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: red; fire clouds on the base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0 cm; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has a red slip on both interior and exterior vessel surfaces. On the upper panel on the exterior surface, the vessel is decorated with three widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. On the lower panel are four repeated sets of three concentric engraved concentric semi-circles; the central concentric engraved line has dashed or spurred lines. The concentric semi-circle elements are divided by engraved brackets filled with diagonal lines, diagonal lines within triangular elements, and sets of concentric curvilinear engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved designs
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Avery Engraved, var. Bradshaw (see Schambach and Miller 1984:119)
Avery Engraved, var. Bradshaw compound bowl (6-3-200) from Burial 3 in Zone H of the platform mound at the Hatchel site. Photograph courtesy of TARL.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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