SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-112, Burial 42
VESSEL FORM: Jar
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and bone
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded, exterior folded, lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 6.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.3; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is decorated with 12 large incised triangles filled with diagonal brushing marks; the brushing marks are in opposed directions from triangle to triangle. The vessel body is decorated with 10 large incised triangles filled with diagonal brushing marks that are pitched in opposing directions from triangle to triangle.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Pease Brushed-Incised
Pease Brushed-Incised jar in Burial 42 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 6-2-112" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Pease Brushed-Incised. 4.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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