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SAN FRANCISCO Mt. WARE

--> DEADMANS GRAY

--> DEADMANS FUGITIVE RED

--> DEADMANS BLACK-ON-GRAY

--> FLOYD BLACK-ON-GRAY


DEADMANS BLACK-ON-GRAY
DESCRIPTION: CORE: Construction: by paddling. Color: gray. Fired: in reducing atmosphere.
TEMPER: TEMPER: abundant fine quartz sand; occasional grain dark angular fragment; abundant fine mica-like particles. Texture: fine.
WALLS: medium strong. Fracture: slightly crumbling.
SURFACE: Color: light bluish gray. Finish: exterior jar surfaces and interior bowl surfaces fairly well smoothed, not polished; anvil marks definite but not conspicuous on interior jar surfaces; mica-like particles glitter on surfaces.
FORMS: bowls, jars
DECORATION: painted black. Paint: dull, usually thin. Design: confined to bowl interiors and jar exteriors; fine and narrow lines; often in series with interspaces about 4 times as wide as wide lines; small solid triangles, often with pendant dots or short fringe-like lines.
RANGE: Headwaters of Verde River, such as Chino Valley, Cataract Creek, and Cedar, Deadmans, Kana-a and Walnut drainages, in Yavapai and Coconino Counties, Arizona.


 
 

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Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-5200, USA.
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