SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-164, Burial 68
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: very dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): 5.4
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.3
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): There are two horizontal engraved lines on the rim panel. Between the lines are an unknown series (four?) of vertical and diagonal engraved line son either side of an open pendant triangle.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red clay pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): cf. Simms Engraved
Simms Engraved carinated bowl in Burial 68 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41BW4, 6-2-164" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Simms Engraved. 9.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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