SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-459, Burial 20
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four strap handles (23 x 15 mm in height and width)
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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 6.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.8; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim of the vessel has three rows of neck bands, while the strap handles are decorated with two columns of two appliqued nodes. the vessel body has four sets of curvilinear appliqued ridge zones filled with small appliqued nodes. The appliqued ridge zones are filled with either six nodes (in two horizontal rows); nine nodes (in three rows); 10 nodes (in three rows); and 11 nodes (in three rows).
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Nash Neck Banded
Nash Neck Banded jar in Burial 20 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4)
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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