SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-455, Burial 18
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four lug handles
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: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.8 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.75
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with three rows of tool punctations that simulate neck bands. The vessel body has four vertical rows of two circular appliqued nodes; these rows are situated under the lug handles. Between the vertical appliqued nodes are four vertical rows of vertically-oriented linear tool punctations.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Nash Neck Banded
Nash Neck Banded jar in Burial 18 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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