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TUSAYAN GRAY WARE

--> KANA-A GRAY

--> TUSAYAN CORRUGATED

--> MOENKOPI CORRUGATED

--> KIET SIEL GRAY


KANA-A GRAY
DESCRIPTION
CORE: Construction: by coiling and scraping. Fired: in reducing atmosphere. Core: light gray to dark gray. Temper: abundant medium fine to coarse quartz sand, temper conspicuous on both surfaces. Vessel walls: medium strong. Texture core: fine to coarse. Surface finish: very roughly finished; scraped and occasionally lightly smoothed in spots; never polished; coils unobliterated but flattened on exterior surfaces of necks from rim to shoulder, coils usually fairly wide, sometimes scraping marks very conspicuous. Surface color: normally gray. Carbon streak: common. Forms: jars. Painted decoration: none.
COMPARISONS: Lino Gray- coils always obliterated over entire vessel surface; body and base sherds indistinguishable. Kiet Siel Gray- surfaces less well smoothed, usually bumpy, coils sometimes not quite obliterated, vessel walls thicker, rim out-flaring.
RANGE: Northwestern New Mexico, Arizona north of the Mogollon Rim.

 
 

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