SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-91
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Globular Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown; black film/smudging on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim; burnished patches on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with either upwards- or downwards-pointing excised tick marks. The panel is also divided into 10 sections by sets of excised vertical lines. The vessel body has three repeating sets of concentric circles and semi-circles with outward-pointing excised tick marks. These sets of concentric circles and semi-circles are divided at their upper end by large open pendant triangles with a short spur line from the apex of each triangle.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Patton Engraved, var. Freeman
Patton Engraved, var. Freeman globular bowl from the Richard Patton site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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