SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-433, Burial 11
VESSEL FORM: 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; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): N/A
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): the upper part of the vessel has three equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines with downward-pointing excised tick marks. The remainder of the vessel is divided into three panels by three sets of two vertical engraved lines; there are vertical excised rows of punctations between these vertical lines. One end of the panels themselves have three closely-spaced vertical engraved lines. Inside each panel is a horizontal and vertical scroll line with downward- or sideways-pointing excised tick marks. The bottom horizontal engraved line of each panel also has downward-pointing excised tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Glassell Engraved
Glassell Engraved bowl in Burial 11 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4):
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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