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2019

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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Pierce Freeman

VESSEL NO.: 41AN34-31; Burial D-4

NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite

VESSEL FORM: Globular Bowl

RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip

CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: strong brown; black film/smudging on the rim and body

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.7 mm; body, 5.7 mm

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body

HEIGHT (IN CM): 12.2

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.5

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 16.3 cm at widest point on the body

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.5; 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. The upper engraved line has downward-pointing excised tick marks. The panel is divided into oval-shaped sections by excised brackets.

PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines

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

Poynor Engraved, var. Freeman globular bowl from the Pierce Freeman site.

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Keywords

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

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