SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Pierce Freeman
VESSEL NO.: 41AN34-5; Burial D-1
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite; fine sandy paste
VESSEL FORM: Carinated Bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Inverted rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown; fire clouds on the lower body and base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very pale brown
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 7.0 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 17.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 27.2
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 32.8
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.2; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 4.4
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim is divided into four rectangular panels by brackets with upper and lower cross-hatched engraved triangles. Within the panels are curvilinear hooked arm elements comprised of upper and lower sets of three engraved lines, as well as opposed sets of three closely-spaced curvilinear engraved lines. The vessel body has overlapping brushing marks on it.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Poynor Engraved, var. N
Poynor Engraved, var. N carinated bowl from the Pierce Freeman site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41AN34 - 5, Burial D-1" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Poynor Engraved. 27.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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