SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-66, Burial 29
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four strap handles (25 x 14 mm in height and width) and four lip tabs (each with two “ears”)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 8.9
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 7.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.7; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has three closely-spaced rows of fingernail punctations that simulate neck bands. There are also four vertical rows of two appliqued nodes on the rim underneath the strap handles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Nash Neck Banded
Nash Neck Banded jar in Burial 29 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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