SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-116, Burial 43
VESSEL FORM: 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: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 16.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.35
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has six equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines. Between the bottom two horizontal engraved lines are a series of short diagonal engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 4b)
Barkman Engraved bowl in Burial 43 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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