SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-64, Burial 28
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the rim has two horizontal engraved lines. Below these lines are six sets of narrow engraved horizontal and vertical scroll zones filled with crescent-shaped excised punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved
Barkman Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 28 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 6-2-64" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Barkman Engraved. 24.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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