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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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Keywords

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

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