SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-170, Burial 37
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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.9; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the vessel rim is decorated with three equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines. Below the engraved lines are five distinctive elongated triangle elements around the vessel that have a central semi-circle and inner circle outlined by opposed hatched lines (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 9c).
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Bowie Engraved
Bowie Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 37 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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