SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-69, Burial 29
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: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.7
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.6; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.75
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the vessel rim has two equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines. These lines are above four sets of engraved rectangular excised zones on the rim. Within these zones is a single horizontal and vertical engraved line and a smaller rectangular excised zone.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved
Barkman Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 29 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 6-2-69" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Barkman Engraved. 18.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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