SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-110, Burial 42
VESSEL FORM: Carinated 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: brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 21.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 12.0; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the rim has three equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines. Beneath the lines are 24 chevron-shaped engraved elements; every other chevron-shaped element in the set is a narrow hatched zone, while the others are simple line elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white clay pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Bowie Engraved (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 9a)
Bowie Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 42 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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