SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-445, Burial 15
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four lug handles
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 17.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim has two horizontal rows of neck bands. The vessel body is divided into four panels by four vertical appliqued fillets. The body area between the fillets has vertical brushing marks that extend to within 4.0 cm of the vessel base.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Nash Neck Banded
Nash Neck Banded jar in Burial 15 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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