SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-26
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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: very pale brown; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): the rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with upwards- or downwards-pointing excised tick marks. The panel is divided into 14 rectangular areas by 14 equally-spaced vertical engraved lines. The vessel body has three sets of concentric circles; all but the inner three circles have outwards-pointing tick marks. The sets of concentric circles are divided by large open pendant triangles by their upper ends, as well as a single curvilinear line that extends from the apex of the triangles.
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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