SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-30
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Globular bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: pale brown; black film/smudging on vessel body; fire clouds on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has seven horizontal engraved lines with upward-pointing excised tick marks. In two places, the horizontal lines end abruptly at two short vertical engraved lines that have outward-pointing tick marks; the horizontal lines begin again on the other side of the vertical engraved element.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Patton Engraved, var. Allen
Patton Engraved, var. Allen globular bowl from the Richard Patton site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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