SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-1
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: fine grog; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Carinated Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and flat lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light gray
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: poorly smoothed on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 19.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 27.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 29.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.3; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with either downward- or upwards-pointing linear tick marks. The panel itself has three sets of upper and lower hooked arm elements that are each comprised of five closely-spaced arcing lines; the inner and outer lines of each set of engraved lines have outward-pointing excised tick marks. The hooked arm elements are divided by near vertical arcing sets of six engraved lines; the inner and outer lines have outward-pointing excised tick marks. The lower part of the vessel body has horizontal 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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