SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-4-580; Village Plot 1, Burial 2
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
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.2; maximum body diameter is 13.3 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.6 cm; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.63
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): There are two horizontal engraved lines at the top of the vessel body; these intersect four sets of vertical appliqued ridges. The remainder of the vessel has an engraved motif repeated four times. The central element in the motif is an oval with a negative S-shaped element at its center formed by excising. This oval has on either side a single curvilinear engraved line; a single curvilinear engraved line with pendant triangle elements on either side; another curvilinear engraved line on either side of the central oval; and an excised bracket with a negative S-shaped element outlined by the excising.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hatchel Engraved
Hatchel Engraved bottle (6-4-580) in Burial 2 in Village Plot 1 at the Hatchel site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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