SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-37, Burial 3
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
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: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.0 mm; body, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A; rim height is 3.7 cm
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The top of the rim has three equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines. These are above an unknown series of engraved rectangular panels. Within the panels are opposed horizontally-oriented triangle elements with a smaller inner open triangle that are outlined by a continuous series of vertical engraved lines on either side of the triangle elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
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, 6-2-37" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Barkman Engraved. 15.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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