SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Richard Patton
VESSEL NO.: 41AN26-17
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog
VESSEL FORM: Globular bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.9 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished on the rim and smoothed on the body
HEIGHT (IN CM): 13.6
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 15.4
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 15.6
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 7.8; 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 low horizontal engraved lines with upwards- and downwards-pointing excised tick marks. The rim panel is divided by four open brackets. The vessel body has four sets of engraved concentric circles. The concentric circles are divided at their upper end by large open pendant triangles with their apexes pointing towards the vessel base.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white pigment in the engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Poynor Engraved, var. Freeman
Poynor Engraved, var. Freeman globular bowl from the Richard Patton site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41AN26 - 17" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Poynor Engraved. 29.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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