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