TYPE: Kana-A Gray (Neckbanded)

DATE: A.D. 760 to early 1100's (Oppelt 2008:20)

KEY DIFFERENCES: Vessels are smoothed except for the wide neck bands or coils that distinquish this type. Coils usually measure 8 to 14 mm. wide.



1Y (275) Anasazi Tusayan Gray Ware Kana-A Gray (Neckbanded) Pitcher.

Approximate Dimensions: 5 3/4" by 3 1/2"


Recommended Reading:

Archaeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona

By A.V. Kidder & S.J. Guernsey, 1919

Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin No. 65, Washington, D.C.

An Introduction to the Study of Southwestern Archaeology

By A.V. Kidder, 1924

The Beginning of Pottery Making in the San Juan Area:

Unfired Prototypes and Wares of the Earliest Ceramic Periods

By E.H. Morris, 1927

Guide to Forty Types from the Hopi Country and the San Francisco Mountains, Arizona

By L.L. Hargrave, 1932

Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin No. 1, Flagstaff

Field Manual of Prehistoric Southwestern Pottery Types

By F.M Hawley, 1936

Handbook of Northern Arizona Pottery Wares

By H.S. Colton & L.L. Hargrave, 1937

Archaeology of Alkali Ridge, Southweastern Utah

By J.O. Brew, 1946

The Sinaguas: A Summary of the Archaeology of the Regio of Flagstaff, Arizona

By H.S. Colton, 1946

Excavations in Mesa Verde National Park

By D. O'Bryan, 1950

El Palacio, Vol. 58, No. 4

The Archaeology of the Cebolleta Region: A Preliminary Report

By A.E. Dittert & R.J. Ruppe, 1951

Pottery Types of the Southwest: Wares 8A, 8B, 9A, 9B,

Tusayan Gray & Whiteware, Little Colorado Gray and Whiteware

By H.S. Colton, 1955 Museum of Northern Arizona Ceramic Series 3A, Flagstaff


Pueblo Period Sites in the Piedra River Section, Navajo Reservoir District

By A.E. Dittert & F.W. Eddy, 1963

The Amerind Foundation

By Charles C. DiPeso, 1967

The Earl H. Morris Memorial Pottery Collection, An Example of Ten Centuries

of Prehistoric Art in the Four Corners Country of the Southwestern U.S.

by R.H. & F.C. Lister, 1969

Archaeology of the Arizona Public Service Company 345 KV Line

By A.P. Olson, 1971

Prehispanic Pueblo Pottery

By R.A. Bice, 1975

Early Pithouse Ceramics

By J.R. Ambler, 1977

From this Earth: The Ancient Art of Pueblo Pottery

By S. Peckham, 1990

Northern Arizona Ceramic Styles: A Field Guide for Identification

By W.A. Lucius & D.A. Breternitz, 1992

Prehistoric Southwest Pottery Types and Wares: Descriptions and Color Illustrations

By Norman T. Oppelt, 2007



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