SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-168, Burial 43
VESSEL FORM: Bottle
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Missing
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.7+
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 4.3; maximum body diameter is 9.3 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.4; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.3+
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper part of the vessel body has three horizontal engraved lines. The remainder of the vessel body is decorated with four large semi-circles, inside of which is a large circle element. This circle element is bisected by an engraved bracket with a negative S-element outlined by hatched lines at the upper end of the bracket. Either side of the bracket in this central circle element has two concentric semi-circular lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hatchel Engraved
Hatchel Engraved bottle in Burial 43 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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