DESCRIPTION: CORE: Constructed: by paddling. Color: gray. Fired:
in reducing atmosphere.
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
an d interior b owl surfaces, polished and compacted; not slipped;
interior jar surfaces, fairly well smoothed; not polished; anvil
marks definite but not conspicuous; mica-like particles glitter
FORMS: bowls, jars, pitchers (common). The handle of the pitcher
is constructed from the rim and not added below the rim as in most
other southwestern wares.
DECORATION: no painted decoration.
RANGE: San Francisco Mountain region, Coconino County, and in the
Chino Valley and Skull Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona.