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2018

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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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Keywords

American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology

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