SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-1-33a; Burial Plot 2
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and flat 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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm; body, 5.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 17.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.4 cm; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.83
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the rim is decorated with two widely-spaced horizontal engraved lines. These occur above a motif, probably repeated four times around the vessel, defined by an upper narrow horizontal zone filled with vertical engraved lines, enclosed rectangle elements filled with two rows of excised punctations, and a discontinuous zone of short vertical engraved lines above the vessel carination. The motifs are divided by a large and open bracket element.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Barkman Engraved
Barkman Engraved carinated bowl (6-1-33a) 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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