SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen
VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-186; Burial AH-16
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark yellowish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 6.5 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.7
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 29.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 29.1
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lies. The panel is divided into two sections by opposed vertical curvilinear bracket elements. The sections each have two opposed hooked arm elements composed of three closely-spaced engraved lines; the outermost engraved lines have outward-pointing excised tick marks. Between the hooked arm elements and the brackets are two sets of three closely spaced vertical curvilinear engraved lines; the outermost engraved line has outward-pointing tick marks. The vessel body has horizontal and overlapping brushed marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Patton Engraved, var. Patton
Patton Engraved, var. Patton carinated bowl from the Jim P. Allen site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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