SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 341-435, Burial 11
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl, hubcap style
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted-direct 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 rim and body
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 4.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.7; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has a single row of excised tool punctations below the vessel lip, and two horizontal engraved lines; the bottom horizontal engraved line has upward-pointing excised tick marks. The area between the horizontal engraved lines is divided into four open panels by sets of three connecting vertical engraved lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 11 in Mathews excavations at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 341-435" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 7.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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