SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-40, Burial 12
VESSEL FORM: Bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and bowl
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 3.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel has three equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines above a series of seven horizontal triangle elements. Each of the triangle elements has one or more horizontal hatched line within them.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Bowie Engraved
Bowie Engraved bowl in Burial 12 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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