SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-80, Burial 31
VESSEL FORM: Jar with four loop handles (24.3 x 10.2 mm in height and width)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
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: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is plain, but the loop handles each have a series of short incised lines on their exterior surfaces. The vessel body is divided into 12 panels by vertical appliqued ridges. the panels are filled with vertical brushing marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Pease Brushed-Incised
Pease Brushed-Incised jar in Burial 31 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 6-2-80" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Pease Brushed-Incised. 5.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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