SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-3-204; Burial 4 in the platform mound
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a spool neck
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 2.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 2.6; maximum body diameter is 6.4 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 2.6 cm; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel body has an engraved meandering scroll with outward-pointing excised tick marks. Above and below the meandering scroll lines are curvilinear cross-hatched engraved zones with hatched tips (nearest the scroll line). Below the tips of each of the cross-hatched and hatched zones are single negative circle elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hodges Engraved, var. Candler (Schambach and Miller 1984:122)
Hodges Engraved, var. Candler bottle in Burial 4 in the platform mound at the Hatchel site. Photograph courtesy of TARL.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "14BW3, 6-3-204" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Hodges Engraved. 1.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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