SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-92, Burial 36
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, 5.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.8; maximum body diameter is 9.4 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.7; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The top of the vessel body has two horizontal engraved lines as well as four sets of two vertical appliqued nodes. The remainder of the vessel body has four sets of two engraved semi-circles bisected by a vertical zone or column filled with diagonal hatched lines. To either side of the sets of semi-circle elements are vertical zones or columns filled with diagonal lines or diagonal opposed engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red clay pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hatchel Engraved
Hatchel Engraved bottle in Burial 36 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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