SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-457
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: black; fire clouds on the neck
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black; fire clouds on the neck
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.6 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 21.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 5.4; maximum body diameter is 12.2 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The top of the vessel body has three horizontal engraved lines between four vertical sets of appliqued nodes: two vertical rows with three appliqued nodes each. The remainder of the vessel body is divided into four panels by engraved brackets with excised triangular and rectangular elements as well as horizontal hatched lines; the brackets are situated underneath the rows of appliqued nodes. In each panel are large oval-shaped engraved elements defined by two opposed curvilinear lines; the outer curvilinear engraved line has small open pendant triangles or slanting tick marks on it. The central part of the large oval-shaped area is a smaller oval with hatched outlines, hatched pendant triangles and a central horizontal bracket element with several short vertical hatched lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hatchel Engraved
Hatchel Engraved bottle in Burial 19 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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