SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-1-8; Burial Plot 1, Burial 14
VESSEL FORM: Four-sided bowl with rim peaks
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.3; 5.7 cm at the rim peaks
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.9 cm; square and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.23
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): Each side of the bowl has semi-circular incised zones filled with rows of tool punctations. One side has three concentric semi-circles, one filled with three rows of punctations and the smallest semi-circle with one row of punctations; another side has two concentric semi-circles filled with two to three rows of punctations; the third side has two concentric semi-circles filled with either one or four rows of tool punctations; and the fourth side has two concentric semi-circles filled with either one or two rows of tool punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Crockett Curvilinear Incised
Crockett Curvilinear Incised four-sided bowl (6-1-8) in Burial 14 in Burial Plot 1 at the Hatchel site. Photograph courtesy of TARL.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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