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TUSAYAN GRAY WARE

--> KANA-A GRAY

--> TUSAYAN CORRUGATED

--> MOENKOPI CORRUGATED

--> KIET SIEL GRAY


KIET SIEL GRAY

DESCRIPTION
CORE: Construction: by coiling and scraping. Fired: in reducing atmosphere. Core: light gray to dark gray, sometimes black. Temper: abundant opaque angular fragments, gray, tan, temper conspicuous on both surfaces, but not as noticeable as other surface irregularities. Vessel walls: weak. Texture core: very coarse. Fracture: crumbling. Surface finish: very rough, scraped, often with structural coils not completely obliterated, often bumpy, surfaces deeply pitted, scraping marks conspicuous, often very coarsely crazed. Surface color: gray. Carbon streak: fairly frequent. Forms: jars. Painted decoration: none.
RANGE: Northeastern Arizona.

 
 

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