SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-121, Burial 44
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the neck, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.0; maximum body diameter is 12.5 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The top and bottom of the vessel body have three equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines. Between these horizontal lines are five engraved slanting scroll and circle motifs with open small pendant triangles on either side of the slanting scroll lines. The scroll fill zones are comprised of three curvilinear engraved lines on both sides of the central engraved circles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red clay pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Haley Engraved
Haley Engraved bottle in Burial 44 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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