SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-83, Burial 32
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with four lip tabs
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 3.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 3.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.5; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is divided into four panels by vertical excised brackets. Each panel has upper and lower scroll fill zones, on either side of a negative or open slanting scroll, with three sets of short vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red clay pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 32 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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