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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen

VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-16; Burial AH-3

NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite

VESSEL FORM: Conjoined globular bowls

RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip

CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown; fire clouds on the rim and body of both vessels

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.1 mm

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the body and burnished on the rim

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body

HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.0

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.2

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 8.0 cm on the bottom vessel; 8.6 cm for the top vessel

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.8; circular and flat

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.1

DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The upper vessel has a rim panel defined by four horizontal engraved lines with either downward- or upward-pointing excised tick marks. The vessel body has three sets of engraved concentric spirals (Suhm and Jelks 1962:Plate 59d). The lower conjoined vessel has a rim panel with two horizontal engraved lines with either downward- or upward-pointing excised tick marks. The vessel body has two sets of concentric engraved spirals, divided by upper and lower open triangles with small inner triangles.

PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none

TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Poynor Engraved, var. Freeman

Poynor Engraved, var. Freeman conjoined globular bowls from the Jim P. Allen site.

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Keywords

American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology

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