SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-1-30; Burial Plot 2, Burial 23
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim; smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.1 cm; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.51
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved meandering scroll motif marked by a scroll center line with downward-pointing excised tick marks. The upper and lower scroll fill zones have hatched and cross-hatched bracket elements that form a series of negative ovals in the scroll fill zones.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Hodges Engraved, var. Armour (Schambach and Miller 1984:122)
Hodges Engraved, var. Armour carinated bowl (6-1-30) in Burial 23 in Burial Plot 2 at the Hatchel site. Photograph courtesy of TARL.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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