SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-1-13; Burial Plot 1, back dirt
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: black
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: black; fire clouds on the rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 2.8 mm; body, 4.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 2.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.4
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.1
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim of the vessel is divided into panels (four, most likely) by cross-hatched engraved brackets. The top and bottom of the panels are marked by single horizontal engraved lines with downward-pointing excised tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (6-1-13) in Burial Plot 1 at the Hatchel site. Photograph courtesy of TARL.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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