SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen
VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-190; Burial AH-17
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite; fine sandy paste
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
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 3.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.6; 11.8 cm at the widest point on the body
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.3; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.5
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with either downward- or upward-pointing excised tick marks. The vessel body has four sets of engraved concentric circles, and there is a large appliqued node at the center of each set of engraved circles. The sets of concentric circles are divided by large upper and lower pendant triangles, and each large pendant triangle has two inner triangular elements.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Patton Engraved, var. unspecified
Patton Engraved, var. unspecified globular bowl from the Jim P. Allen site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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