TYPE: Villa Ahumada Red-on-White

DATE:  A.D. 1250 to 1660 (Rakita and Raymond, 2003;160)

COMMON DESIGNS: Simple linework consisting of multiple lines, solid triangles, and dots.

KEY DIFFERENCES: Red designs on a white slipped background.

SLIP OR SURFACE TREATMENT: White slip, usually bottoms not slipped.

TEMPER: Appears to be sand occassionally with very fine mica particles.

FORMS: Jars, effigy seed jars.


1Y Casas Grandes Villa Ahumada Red-on-White Jar with an unslipped rim.

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



2Y Casas Grandes Villa Ahumada Red-on-White Seal or Sea Lion Effigy Seed Jar.

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



3Y Casas Grandes Villa Ahumada Red-on-White Human Effigy Jar.

Approximate Dimensions: 6" by 4 3/4"


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