SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-19
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: light brownish-gray; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.2; 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 excised tick marks that point either downwards or upwards. The panel is divided by two excised brackets and two vertical lines. The vessel body has four sets of concentric circles with outward-pointing tick marks. The concentric circles are divided at their upper ends by four large pendant triangles with inward-pointing tick marks on two sides of the triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red 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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