SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-20
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: light yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-yellow
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with downward- or upward-pointing excised tick marks. The vessel body has two sets of engraved concentric semi-circles and circles, each line with outward-pointing tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Patton Engraved, var. Fair
Patton Engraved, var. Fair globular bowl from the Richard Patton site.
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