SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-50, Burial 19
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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black; fire clouds on the neck
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 2.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 3.5; maximum body diameter is 8.5 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has three upper and two lower horizontal engraved lines, while between the engraved lines is an engraved motif repeated four times around the body. The central part of the motif is an engraved circle bisected by a vertical bracket element with upper and lower opposed and hatched triangles. The engraved circles are divided by four sets of large vertical brackets, and these brackets also have upper and lower opposed and hatched triangle elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hatchel Engraved (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 34e)
Hatchel Engraved bottle in Burial 19 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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