SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen
VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-165; Burial AH-12
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Globular Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brownish-yellow; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 11.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 13.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.6 cm at the widest part of the body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.2
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with either downward- or upward-pointing excised tick marks. The panel is divided into three sections by single vertical engraved lines. The vessel body has three sets of engraved concentric circles with outward-pointing tick marks. The sets of concentric circles are divided at their upper ends by large pendant triangles with hatched corners.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Patton Engraved, var. Freeman
Patton Engraved, var. Freeman globular bowl from the Jim P. Allen site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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