SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-88, Burial 35
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 body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.9; maximum body diameter is 12.6 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): There are two horizontal engraved lines at the top of the vessel body, and the remainder of the body is divided into four panels by four large brackets filled with diagonal and zig-zag engraved lines. The panels themselves each have three engraved concentric ovals that are bisected by a single vertical engraved line. The innermost concentric oval has two sets of opposed semi-circles, and there are two curvilinear engraved lines opposite the left side of the concentric ovals; there are no such lines on the right side of the ovals.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hatchel Engraved
Hatchel Engraved bottle in Burial 35 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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