SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: F.S. 1297, Zone H in the platform mound (Features 19 and 20)
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted-direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.6 mm; body, 4.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): N/A; rim panel is 3.0 cm in height
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 20.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 20.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): N/A
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is divided into three panels: (1) the upper panel is defined by a single horizontal engraved line and has a single central row of excised punctations; (2) the middle panel is plain; and (3) the lower panel, above the carination has four quadrating appliqued nodes (10 mm in diameter and 6 mm in height) surrounded by sets of four curvilinear engraved lines. Between the appliqued nodes are a series of zones defined by diagonal engraved lines, and each of these zones are filled with two rows of excised punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher (Schambach and Miller 1984:120)
Belcher Engraved, var. Belcher carinated bowl section (F.S. 1297) in Features 19 and 20 in Zone H in the platform mound at the Hatchel site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW3, F.S 1297" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Belcher Engraved. 2.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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