SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-451, Burial 17
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a carinated body and a flaring neck
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.1; maximum body diameter is 13.0 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the vessel body has four equally-spaced horizontal engraved lines divided by four sets of three vertical appliqued nodes. The lower part of the body has four panels divided by engraved brackets with upper triangle elements and a single lower horizontal engraved line. Between the brackets are single large ovals divided by a vertical engraved line (with an open triangle at its upper end) with two pendant concentric semi-circles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hatchel Engraved
Hatchel Engraved bottle in Burial 17 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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