SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-1-31; Burial Plot 4, Burial 34
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.1 cm; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.64
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with downward-pointing excised tick marks. The panel is divided into four sections by brackets filled with vertical to curvilinear engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (6-1-31) in Burial 34 in Burial Plot 4 at the Hatchel site. Photograph courtesy of TARL.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW3, 6-1-31" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 5.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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