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2019

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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Pierce Freeman

VESSEL NO.: 41AN34-16; Burial D-2

NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite; fine sandy paste

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: reddish-yellow

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-yellow

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.8 mm

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim

HEIGHT (IN CM): 16.5

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 22.0

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 22.2

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 9.0; circular and flat

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 2.9

DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with either upwards- or downwards-pointing excised tick marks. The panel is divided into eight sections by upper and lower opposed pendant triangles filled with cross-hatching.

PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none

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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