SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-52, 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 body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 4.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.3; maximum body diameter is 12.3 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.44
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The top of the vessel body has two horizontal engraved lines. The remainder of the body is divided into three panels by large vertical brackets with two negative ovals at the top of the brackets that are outlined by sets of hatched triangle elements. The panels themselves have two large engraved concentric circles, with the innermost circle bisected by a vertical bracket with a negative oval at the top that is outlined by a series of four hatched triangle elements. The innermost engraved circle also has two or three concentric semi-circles on either side of the inner vertical bracket.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hatchel Engraved (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 34d)
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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