SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-60, Burial 28
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 10.4; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the vessel rim has three horizontal engraved lines. Below these lines are a series in one horizontal row of 11 tear drop-shaped engraved elements that are filled with horizontal hatched lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Bowie Engraved
Bowie Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 28 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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