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TUSAYAN GRAY WARE

--> KANA-A GRAY

--> TUSAYAN CORRUGATED

--> MOENKOPI CORRUGATED

--> KIET SIEL GRAY


TUSAYAN CORRUGATED

DESCRIPTION
CORE: Construction: by coiling and scraping. Fired: in reducing atmosphere. Core: light gray to dark gray, sometimes almost black. Temper: abundant moderately coarse quartz sand, temper fairly conspicuous on both surfaces. Vessel walls: medium strong. Texture core: fine to coarse. Fracture: slightly crumbling. Surface finish: rough, interiors scraped, exteriors usually moderately well smoothed. not polished, coils unobliterated on exterior surfaces, usually deeply finger indented in fairly regular and carefully executed pattern, many minor variations, occasionally series of contiguous non-indented coils, width of coils and depth and size of indentations vary widely, coils from about 3 to 8 mm in width, coils cover all or nearly all of exterior surfaces. Surface color: gray. Carbon streak: fairly frequent. Forms: jars, bowls, jugs. Painted decoration: none.
RANGE: Northeastern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico as well as southern Utah.

 
 

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