SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-120
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Carinated Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown; black film/smudging on the rim and body; fire clouds on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and upper body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 23.7
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with either downward- or upward-pointing excised tick marks. On the panel are three sets of hooked arm elements, each with four curvilinear engraved lines; the outermost line has outward-pointing tick marks. The hooked arm elements are divided by three sets of four closely-spaced near vertical and arcing engraved lines; the outermost line has outward-pointing tick marks. The vessel body has horizontal and overlapping brushing marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Patton Engraved, var. Patton
Patton Engraved, var. Patton carinated bowl from the Richard Patton site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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