SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton (41AN26)
VESSEL NO.: 23, GP 41056, TARL 2017.0131
VESSEL FORM: Jar
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: hematite and a sandy paste
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.9
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.3 cm, circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has nine sets of rectangular sections defined by single vertical engraved lines and upper and lower horizontal engraved lines. The upper and lower horizontal engraved lines have sets of upward- or downward-pointing excised tick marks or triangles. The vessel body has three sets of curvilinear and concentric circular engraved lines around a small central circle element; these lines all have outward-pointing excised tick marks. Dividing each of the sets of curvilinear and concentric engraved lines are large open pendant triangles with a short vertical engraved line extending from the apex of the pendant triangle.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Patton Engraved, var. Freeman (see Perttula 2011)
Patton Engraved, var. Freeman jar from the Richard Patton site (41AN26).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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