SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-36, Burial 3
VESSEL FORM: Bowl with four lip tabs
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 12.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.24
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the vessel has two horizontal engraved lines above four rectangular engraved elements. The rectangular lines of the rectangular engraved element have closely-spaced excised tick marks. Within the rectangles are a single horizontal row of excised linear tool punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved
Barkman Engraved bowl in Burial 3 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW$, 6-2-36" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Barkman Engraved. 14.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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