SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-45, Burial 12
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four rim peaks and two loop handles (25 x 13 mm in height and width)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
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: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.9
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim of the vessel is decorated with three horizontal rows of neck bands and two vertical columns of three appliqued nodes. The appliqued node columns alternate with the loop handles around the vessel.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Nash Neck Banded
Nash Neck Banded jar in Burial 12 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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