SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: F.S. 1596, above Zone I in the platform mound
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: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body; vessel appears to have been refired
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.3 mm; body, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.7 cm; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the rim has two horizontal engraved lines. The remainder of the rim panel has a repeating set of four oval-shaped zones connected to horizontal engraved lines above and below it by cross-hatched engraved brackets. The oval-shaped zones have a single central horizontal engraved lines with downward-pointing excised tick marks. The oval-shaped zones are separated from each other by sets of three closely-spaced curvilinear engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved
Barkman Engraved carinated bowl section (F.S. 1596), above Zone I in the platform mound at the Hatchel site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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