SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen
VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-180; Burial AH-15
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Globular bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded lip
CORE COLOR: A (fired and cooled in an oxidizing environment)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: brown; fire clouds on the body
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.2 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and the upper body
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.8
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 9.8
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 9.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 6.6; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.8
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel is defined by single upper and lower horizontal engraved lines with either downward- or upward-pointing excised tick marks. The panel is divided into seven rectangular sections by equally-spaced vertical engraved lines. The vessel body has two sets of engraved concentric spirals. These are divided at their upper ends by large upper and lower engraved pendant triangles; each of these pendant triangles have two smaller triangular elements within them.
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 Jim P. Allen site.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CE12-180, Burial AH-15" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Poynor Engraved. 5.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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