SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hatchel (41BW3)
VESSEL NO.: 6-6-607; Burial 2 in Village Plot 2
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 and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim; smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 14.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.1 cm; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is divided into four rectangular panels by cross-hatched engraved brackets; there are single horizontal engraved lines at the top and bottom of the panel. There are also single curvilinear to vertical engraved lines on either side of the cross-hatched engraved brackets, and the upper and lower horizontal engraved lines have excised tick marks that either point downwards or upwards on the lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl (6-6-607) in Burial 2 in Village Plot 2 at the Hatchel site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW3, 6-6-607" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 6.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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