SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-161, Burial 66
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: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.4; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the rim has two horizontal engraved lines, while the remainder of the rim has four sets of curvilinear engraved scroll zones with adjacent curvilinear rows of excised tool punctations on either side of the scroll zones.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 4h’).
Barkman Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 66 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 161" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Barkman Engraved. 19.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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