SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Paul Mitchell
VESSEL NO.: 6-2-101, Burial 37
VESSEL FORM: Jar (see Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 75j)
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
RIM AND LIP FORM: Missing
CORE COLOR: H (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark grayish-brown
WALL THICKNESS (IN MM): rim, 4.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.4+
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.2
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.5; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): There are two horizontal engraved lines at the top of the vessel body and a single horizontal engraved line above the vessel body. Between these lines are four separate curvilinear engraved motifs that ends in a hooked arm element; two of the hooked arm engraved lines have excised tick marks. The engraved motifs are divided by large upper pendant triangles with two hatched corners.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY (IF KNOWN): Taylor Engraved
Taylor Engraved jar in Burial 37 at the Paul Mitchell site (41BW4).
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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