SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-3
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite; fine sandy paste
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: very pale brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 19.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with upwards- or downwards-pointing linear tick marks. The rim panel itself has three sets of hooked arm elements comprised of six curvilinear arcing lines. The outer lines of each set of hooked arm elements have outward-pointing excised tick marks, and there are also excised tick marks at the vertical end of the hooked arms. The hooked arm elements are divided by open engraved bracket elements with inward-pointing excised tick marks on each side of the bracket. The vessel body has horizontal brushing marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
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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