SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-159, Burial 66
VESSEL FORM: Jar
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim of the vessel is decorated with faint horizontal brushing marks as well as a single row of linear tool punctations at the rim-body juncture. The vessel body has 18 vertical appliqued fillets, and there are faint vertical brushing marks between the fillets.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Cass Appliqued
Cass Appliqued jar in Burial 66 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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