SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-438, Burial 13
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four rim peaks
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown to yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base; organic residue on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.1; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim is plain, except for a single row of tool punctations at the rim-body juncture. The vessel body is divided into four panels by four sets of two vertical appliqued ridges that extend from the rim-body juncture to near the vessel base. The panels are filled with nested incised triangle elements filled with horizontal or diagonal incised lines pitched in different directions.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Pease Brushed-Incised
Pease Brushed-Incised jar in Burial 13 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4)
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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