SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-109, Burial 42
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted 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: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 24.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.9; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim has a single horizontal engraved line beneath the lip and two horizontal engraved zones filled with one or two rows of excised tool punctations. The two horizontal engraved zones are connected by four vertical bracket elements that are filled with excised tool punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved
Barkman Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 42 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 6-2-109" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Barkman Engraved. 23.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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