SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-105, Burial 41
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted-direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 11.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 11.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.3; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.35
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has a horizontal panel defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines. In the panel are four excised brackets that have divided up repeating sets of single or vertical diagonal lines excised pendant triangle elements, hatched triangles, and open triangle elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 41 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 6-2-105" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 10.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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