SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-3-194, Burial 2 in Zone F in the platform mound
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.4 cm; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.70
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has an engraved motif repeated four times around the vessel; above the motif are two horizontal engraved lines. The engraved motif consists of a panel with an enclosed horizontal and vertical scroll line with downward-pointing excised tick marks; the upper and lower panel lines also have excised tick marks. On either side of the scroll line are single vertical engraved lines with excised tick marks as well as narrow vertical columns filled with diagonal hatched lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved
Barkman Engraved carinated bowl (6-3-194) in Burial 2, Zone F, in the platform mound at the Hatchel site.
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