SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-3-201; Burial 3 in Zone H of the platform mound
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four small rim peaks or lip tabs
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0 cm; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim has been roughened, and there are also four equally-spaced vertical appliqued ridges extending from the rim peaks/lip tabs) to within 1.2 cm of the vessel base.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): McKinney Plain
McKinney Plain jar (6-3-201) in Burial 3 in Zone H in the platform mound at the Hatchel site. Photograph courtesy of TARL.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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