CORE: Construction: by coiling and scraping. Fired: in reducing
atmosphere. Core: light gray to dark gray, sometimes black. Temper:
abundant moderately coarse quartz sand, temper conspicuous on
both surfaces. Vessel walls: medium strong. Texture core: fine
to coarse. Fracture: slightly crumbling. Surface finish: rough,
interiors scraped and fairly well smoothed, not polished, coils
partly obliterated by flattening, sometimes almost to a uniform
surface, finger indentations sometimes noticeable, apparently
not intentionally part of decorative scheme, coils fairly wide,
usually from 6 to 8 mm, cover all or nearly all of exterior surfaces.
Surface color: normally gray. Carbon streak: fairly frequent.
Forms: jars, bowls, jugs. Painted decoration: none.
RANGE: Northeastern Arizona and southern Utah.