SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-35, Burial 3
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.0 mm; body, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.4; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the vessel rim has three equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines. Below these lines is a single row of excised tool punctations. The bottom part of the rim has rectangular zones with a single horizontal engraved line within the zone, above a single row of excised tool punctations immediately above the vessel carination.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved
Barkman Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 3 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 6-2-35" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Barkman Engraved. 13.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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