SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-160, Burial 66
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: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 33.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 33.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.1; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim is decorated with five narrow horizontal and vertical engraved scroll zones filled with two rows of excised tool punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved
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, 6-2-160" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Barkman Engraved. 20.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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