TYPE: Anchondo Red-on-Brown

PERIOD: Viejo

DATE: A.D. 700 to 1250 (Rakita and Raymond, 2003;160)

BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Interiors, rarely exteriors.

COMMON DESIGNS: Concentric stars and other simple geometric designs. Rims are usually painted.

COMMON BACKGROUND COLOR(S):  Brown.

KEY DIFFERENCES: Broadline polished designs (designs are blurred due to the polishing).

OTHER COMMON TYPES WITH SIMILAR DESIGN STYLES:

Hohokam, Estrella Red-on-Gray

Hohokam/Mogollon, Dos Cabezas Red-on-Brown

Mogollon, San Lorenzo Red-on-Brown

 

 

1Y Anchondo Red-on-Brown Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 4 1/2" by 2 1/8"

 

2Y Anchondo Red-on-Brown Jar.

This unusual vessel has a "normal" Anchondo design painted on the bottom, a wide horizontal band in the middle, a patterned incised neck, punctation just below the rim, and red paint or slip on the top and inner rim.

Approximate Dimensions: 7 5/8" by 6 1/4"

 

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