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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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CE12-171, Burial AH-13" (2019). Index of Texas Archaeology: Poynor Engraved. 9.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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