SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Pierce Freeman
VESSEL NO.: 41AN34-11; Burial D-1
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: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; black film/smudging on the rim and body; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 7.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 3.4; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4
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 six oval 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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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41AN34 - 11, Burial D-1" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Poynor Engraved. 22.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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