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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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41AN34 - 16, Burial D-2" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Poynor Engraved. 21.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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