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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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41AN34 - 8, Burial D-1" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Poynor Engraved. 24.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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