SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-91, Burial 36
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.9; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the rim has three horizontal engraved lines. The remainder of the rim has seven engraved elements: a narrow and elongated excised rectangle, with an eye-shaped circle at one end (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 9f). The circle element has excised tick marks around its radius.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Bowie Engraved
Bowie Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 36 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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