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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen

VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-175; Burial AH-14

NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone 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: reddish-brown

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: reddish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.9 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): 13.3

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 12.6

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 13.2

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 8.0; circular and flat

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.5

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 three sections by excised brackets. The vessel body has three sets of engraved concentric circles, divided by large upper and lower pendant triangles. These pendant triangles have hatched lines or smaller triangular elements within them.

PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: none

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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Keywords

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

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