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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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Keywords

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

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