CASAS GRANDES POTTERY
VILLA AHUMADA RED-ON-WHITE
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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