SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Pierce Freeman
VESSEL NO.: 41AN34-30
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Globular Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light brown; fire clouds on the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-yellow; fire clouds on the base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.7 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim, body, and base
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.2
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 24.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 23.0
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 3.3
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines, both with downward-pointing hatched pendant triangles; the bottom row of pendant triangles extends onto the vessel body. The rim panel is divided into at least five sections by excised brackets. There is a third horizontal engraved line midway on the body that has upwards-pointing hatched pendant triangles.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. Poynor Engraved, var. Freeman
Poynor Engraved, var. Freeman globular bowl from the Pierce Freeman site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41AN34 - 30" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Poynor Engraved. 16.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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