SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-4
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted 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 base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim; black film/smudging in patches across the vessel body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 19.0 cm
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.0
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 six sets of closely-spaced curvilinear engraved lines that are each divided by five closely-spaced near-vertical engraved lines; four of these lines have outwards-pointing excised tick marks. The curvilinear engraved motif has five lines, each with outwards-pointing excised tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. 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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