SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-73, Burial 30
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
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; fire clouds on the neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the neck, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.5+
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.9; maximum body diameter is 12.3 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5+
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the vessel body has four horizontal engraved lines between four vertical sets of two appliqued nodes. The remainder of the vessel body is divided into four panels by engraved brackets with excised or hatched areas and negative SZ elements at the top part of the brackets. Between the brackets in the panels are three engraved ovals; the middle oval lines have diagonal linear tick marks. The central oval is bisected by two vertical rows of six appliqued nodes.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hatchel Engraved (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 34f)
Hatchel Engraved bottle in Burial 30 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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