SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-425, Burial 8
VESSEL FORM: Jar with loop handles (25.5 x 8.4 mm in height and width) and four rim peaks
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: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with four horizontal rows of neck bands. The body of the vessel has a series of four triangular elements formed by three diagonal opposed rows of linear tool punctations. The punctated triangle elements are situated on the body underneath the loop handles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Nash Neck Banded
Nash Neck Banded jar in Burial 8 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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