SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-460, Burial 20
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the rim has three horizontal engraved lines. The lowermost horizontal engraved line is part of a narrow horizontal engraved zone with four vertical cross-hatched brackets. In the areas of the narrow zone between the brackets are two sets of vertical engraved lines. Between the brackets themselves are four separate large semi-circles with a single centrally-placed bracket element. Two of these brackets are filled with hatched diagonal engraved lines and the other two are filled with cross-hatched lines; three of the brackets also have curvilinear hatched corners.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Hatchel Engrave
Hatchel Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 20 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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