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SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Jim P. Allen

VESSEL NO.: 41CE12-171; Burial AH-13

NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: grog

VESSEL FORM: Globular Bowl

RIM AND LIP FORM: Everted rim and rounded lip

CORE COLOR: B (fired and cooled in a reducing environment)

INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray

EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: very dark gray

WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 4.0 mm

INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and upper body

EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed on the rim and body

HEIGHT (IN CM): 7.3

ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 6.4

DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 6.4

BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: 2.4; circular and flat

ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 0.4

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 four sections by sets of two closely-spaced vertical engraved lines. The vessel body has three sets of engraved concentric circles, each set connected to the other by sets of three short horizontal engraved lines. Dividing the sets of concentric circles are three sets of hatched triangles pendant from the base of the rim.

PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: red pigment in engraved lines on the vessel body

TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: cf. 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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