SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-24
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
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: pale brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown; fire clouds
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
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. The panel is divided by six sets of vertical engraved lines. The vessel body has three sets of concentric circles and semi-circles, with each line having an outward-facing tick mark. The sets of concentric circles and semi-circles are divided at their upper end by three large open pendant triangles as well as a single curvilinear line that extends towards the vessel base from its beginning at the apex of the pendant triangle elements. There are inward-pointing tick marks on two sides of the triangles, and the curvilinear line has outward-pointing excised tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the 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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