SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-5
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 18.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 21.5 cm at the widest point on the body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with either downwards- or upwards-pointing excised tick marks. The panel has four sets of upper and lower enclosed hooked arm elements. The hooked arm elements each have five curvilinear lines, and the outer line has outwards-pointing excised tick marks. The vessel body has diagonal brushing marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Patton Engraved, var. Patton
Patton Engraved, var. Patton carinated bowl from the Richard Patton site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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