SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen
VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-138; Burial AH-9
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: light yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 5.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.7
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim has a single horizontal engraved line with upward-pointing excised tick marks at the base of the rim. The vessel body has three sets of engraved concentric circles, with each line of the circles having outward-pointing excised tick marks. The concentric circles begin from the apex of three large pendant triangles with hatched corners, and part of the first concentric circle line does not have tick marks on it.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Patton Engraved, var. Fair
Patton Engraved, var. Fair globular bowl from the Jim P. Allen site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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