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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)

VESSEL NO.: F.S. 1648, Square 25R 22 in the platform mound

VESSEL FORM: Jar with a short rim

NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog

RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted 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, 4.2 mm

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished

HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.0

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.8

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 7.6

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.1 cm; circular and rounded

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.42

DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has a concentric circle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The motif is comprised of several series of closely-spaced concentric lines around a central circle with an unidentified central element. The concentric circles are divided by a series of four engraved triangle elements with negative inner circles outlined by cross-hatched zones.

PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none

TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Belcher Engraved, var. Ogden (Schambach and Miller 1984:120)

Belcher Engraved, var. Ogden jar (F.S. 1648) in the platform mound at the Hatchel site. Photograph courtesy of TARL.

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Keywords

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

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