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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen

VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-15; Burial AH-3

NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite

VESSEL FORM: Globular 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: brown

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

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.0 mm

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed to burnished on the rim and body

HEIGHT (IN CM): 18.0

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 10.5

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 10.1

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and flat

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.5

DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with either downward- or upward-pointing excised tick marks. the rim panel is divided into four sections by excised brackets. The vessel body has two sets of concentric engraved spirals. There are faint linear tick marks on two of the lower concentric spirals on the vessel body.

PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none

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

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

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Keywords

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

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