SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-426, Burial 8
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 15.2; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the rim panel has three equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines, while the lower part of the rim panel has three rows of linear excised tool punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Unidentified fine ware, cf. Barkman Engraved
Barkman Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 8 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 341-426" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Barkman Engraved. 10.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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