SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Pierce Freeman
VESSEL NO.: 41AN34-29; Burial D-4
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 25.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with upward- or downward-pointing tick marks. The rim panel is divided into three sections by either large opposed engraved pendant triangles filled with cross-hatched lines, or a set of three closely-spaced curvilinear engraved lines. There are pairs of two hooked arm elements (with three curvilinear lines) in two of the panel sections, and one pair in the third panel section. The outer lines of each of the hooked arm elements have outward-facing tick marks. The vessel body has horizontal brushing marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Patton Engraved, var. Patton
Patton Engraved, var. Patton carinated bowl from the Pierce Freeman site.
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