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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Pierce Freeman

VESSEL NO.: 41AN34-8; Burial D-1

NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite

VESSEL FORM: Globular Bowl

RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a 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, 5.6 mm

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim; black film/smudging on the rim and body

HEIGHT (IN CM): 14.4

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 16.0

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 14.2

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.7; circular and flat

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.8

DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines. There are four sets of large upper and lower hatched pendant triangles in the panel as well as three rows of large open pendant engraved triangles pointing either upwards or downwards; the lowermost row of open pendant triangles extends onto the upper vessel body.

PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in engraved lines

TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Poynor Engraved, var. unspecified

Poynor Engraved, var. unspecified globular bowl from the Pierce Freeman site.

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Keywords

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

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