SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen
VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-132; Burial AH-10
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: hematite; sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Bottle with a cylindrical body and a short neck
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.1 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: none
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the neck, body, and base
HEIGHT (IN CM): 20.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 3.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 12.0 at the widest point on the body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.8; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): There are single horizontal incised, rather than engraved, lines below the bottle neck and above the vessel base. Between these lines are five narrow vertical zones filled with a series of horizontal incised lines.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Hume Engraved, var. unspecified
Hume Engraved, var. unspecified bottle from the Jim P. Allen site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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