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2019

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FEATURE: 93, 65-71 cm bs

VESSEL NO.: 3 (also includes Vessel 4A as recognized in the field, which conjoins with Vessel 3)

NON-PLASTICS: grog and bone

VESSEL FORM: Compound bowl with an everted rim and a rounded lip; 47 percent of the rim is present

CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: grayish-brown (10YR 5/2) and light brownish-gray (10YR 6/2)

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown (10YR 5/4) and brown (10YR 5/3)

WALL THICKNESS: upper rim panel, 7.3 mm; lower rim panel, 6.8 mm; lower body, 8.3 mm; base, 9.4 mm

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: fire cloud on the upper rim panel

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: poorly smoothed; organic residue on both rim panels; fire clouds on lower rim panel and base

HEIGHT: 12.7 cm; rim panels height, 8.5 cm; upper panel height, 4.4 cm; lower panel height, 4.1 cm

ORIFICE DIAMETER: 19.0 cm

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK: N/A

BASE DIAMETER: 7.9 cm, flat disk base

ESTIMATED VOLUME: 1.9 liters

DECORATION: The upper rim panel is plain. The lower rim panel has an engraved design repeated three times around the vessel, defined by upper and lower horizontal engraved lines. This design includes two panels with a semi-circle and small pendant triangles (plain and excised); there is a small triangular element (with hatched corners in one instance) within the semi-circles. These semi-circles are divided by another panel with three engraved diagonal lines, one with a pendant triangle, as well as a hatched pendant triangle suspended from the upper horizontal engraved line on the lower rim panel.

TYPE: Poynor Engraved, local variety 5 (Perttula 2011:Figure 6-29e).

Poynor Engraved compound bowl, local variety 5, from Feature 93 (Vessel 3) at the Lang Pasture site: a-b, upper and low rim panels; c, disk base.

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Keywords

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

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