SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-3-197; Zone F in the platform mound
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted 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; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.4 cm; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.66
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has a single horizontal engraved panel defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with upward- or downward-pointing excised tick marks. The panel itself is divided into four sections by sets of four vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (6-3-197) in Zone F of the platform mound at the Hatchel site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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