SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-22
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 grayish-brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light grayish-brown; fire clouds
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body (patchy)
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by two closely-spaced sets of upper and lower horizontal engraved lines; each of the lines has either downward- or upward-pointing triangular excised tick marks. The rim panel is divided by two vertical engraved lines. The vessel body has two sets of concentric engraved spirals, and each concentric spiral has outward-pointing excised tick marks.
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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