SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-39, Burial 12
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a tapered neck
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 grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the neck and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): neck, 5.3 mm; body, 4.6 mm; base, 7.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.4; maximum body diameter is 8.9 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.23
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The top of the vessel body is decorated with three horizontal engraved lines between four sets of two columns with three vertical appliqued node. The remainder of the vessel body has seven vertical engraved lines that alternate with seven very narrow vertical engraved zones filled with diagonal hatched lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Glassell Engraved
Glassell Engraved bottle in Burial 12 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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