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LITTLE COLORADO WHITE WARE

--> St. JOSEPH BLACK-ON-WHITE

--> HOLBROOK BLACK-ON-WHITE

--> PADRE BLACK-ON-WHITE

--> WALNUT BLACK-ON-WHITE

--> LEUPP BLACK-ON-WHITE


St. JOSEPH BLACK-ON-WHITE

DATE RANGE: Unknown; presumably contemporaneous with Kana-a Black-on-white, so probably about A.D. 800 to 1025.

DESCRIPTION:

CORE: Construction: coiled and scraped. Fired: reducing atmosphere. Core: dark gray. Temper shape: medium abundant, medium sized white angular fragments, sherd. Vessel walls: 5 mm. Surface finish: smooth Surface features: white slip. Forms: bowls. Paint Color: washed out gray. Pigment: organic. Decoration: Kana-a style, narrow lines, triangular, pendant dots.
COMPARISON: Similar to Kana-a Black-on-white but with little Colorado White Ware paste. Kana-a Black-on-white has light colored paste, sand tempera nd organic paint. Kiatuthlanna Black-on-white has light colored paste and mineral paint.


 

 
 

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