SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-1-29; Burial Plot 2, Burial 23
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim; smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0 cm; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved motif repeated twice around the vessel. The motif consists of horizontal and curvilinear scrolls divided by two diagonal engraved lines. The scrolls have cross-hatched engraved brackets that interlock with upper and lower horizontal engrave lines at the top and bottom of the engraved rim panel.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved
Barkman Engraved carinated bowl (6-1-29) in Burial 23 in Burial Plot 2 at the Hatchel site. Photograph courtesy of TARL.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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