SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-415, Burial 1
VESSEL FORM: Jar
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: yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.7; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.58
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has incised triangle elements and diagonal zones filled with linear tool punctations, while the vessel body is divided into three panels by vertical appliqued fillets. Within each of the panels is a single large incised circle filled with linear tool punctations as well as a series of five semi-circular incised lines on two sides of the large circle element.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Haley Complicated Incised
Haley Complicated Incised jar in Burial 1 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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