SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-443, Burial 15
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 and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.3 mm; body, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the rim has two horizontal engraved lines. Below the bottom engraved line are a series of four engraved brackets filled with cross-hatched lines. Between the brackets are single narrow oval-shaped zones filled with short hatched lines as well as a single curvilinear engraved line on either side of the oval-shaped zone.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Friendship Engraved
Friendship Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 15 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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