SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-462, Burial 21
VESSEL FORM: Jar
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown; fire clouds on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.4 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 15.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.6
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.2; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): the vessel rim is decorated with horizontal brushing marks, a row of tool punctations beneath the lip, and a second tool punctated row at the rim-body juncture. The vessel body is divided into narrow panels by 16 sets of vertical appliqued fillets that extend to the vessel base. The panels themselves have vertical brushing marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Pease Brushed-Incised
Pease Brushed-Incised jar in Burial 21 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4)
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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