SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Pierce Freeman
VESSEL NO.: 41AN34-4; Burial D-1
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Jar with two opposed lug handles
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown to light pink
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.1
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.2; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The vessel rim and body have vertical brushing marks. There are also four rows of tool punctations on the rim, pushed through the brushing.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Bullard Brushed
Bullard Brushed jar from the Pierce Freeman site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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