SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-6-605; Burial 1 in Village Plot 2
VESSEL FORM: Compound Bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim panels
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.7 cm; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.58
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper rim panel has a series of five widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. The lower panel has a series of four central engraved semi-circles or ovals with curvilinear and vertical lines, as well as open brackets, between the central elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Avery Engraved
Avery Engraved compound bowl (6-6-605) in Burial 1 in Village Plot 2 at the Hatchel site.
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