SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-53, Burial 19
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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 32.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 32.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 10.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 5.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The top part of the rim has three horizontal engraved lines. Below this are four horizontal and vertical scroll zones that are filled with linear excised tool punctations.
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 19 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 6-2-53" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Barkman Engraved. 17.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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