SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-169, Burial 37
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl with four lip tabs
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 rim and body
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): 18.3
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 18.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 10.2; circular and rounded
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has an engraved slanting scroll motif repeated four times around the vessel. The scrolls are divided by either vertical engraved lines or vertical excised columns. The upper and lower scroll fill zones are either plain, have vertical engraved lines in them, an excised bracket, or have a narrow curvilinear and hatched zone.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 37 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 6-2-169" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 8.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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