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TUSAYAN GRAY WARE

--> KANA-A GRAY

--> TUSAYAN CORRUGATED

--> MOENKOPI CORRUGATED

--> KIET SIEL GRAY


MOENKOPI CORRUGATED

DESCRIPTION
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.

 
 

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