SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-18
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Globular Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown; fire clouds on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown; black film/smudging
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.8; 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 tick marks. The rim is divided into six sections by six sets of two closely-spaced vertical engraved lines. The vessel body has three sets of engraved concentric spirals that have outward-pointing tick marks on each spiral line. The concentric spirals are divided at their upper ends by three large open pendant triangles, one of which has tick marks on its outer lines as well as a single inner vertical engraved line.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment on engraved lines on the rim, and white pigment on engraved lines on the vessel body
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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