SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen
VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-7; Burial AH-2
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Globular Bowl
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: dark gray
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-yellow; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 9.3
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.1
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 4.9; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.6
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with downward-pointing excised tick marks. The vessel body has four sets of concentric circle elements, and none of the concentric lines have tick marks.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Poynor Engraved, var. Freeman
Poynor Engraved, var. Freeman globular bowl from the Jim P. Allen site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CE12-7, Burial AH-2" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Poynor Engraved. 12.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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