TYPE: Cerros Red-on-White

DATE:  A.D. 800 to 1000 (Heckman, 2000;66)

PRIMARY BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Interiors.

COMMON DESIGNS: Early designs may be like Mogollon Three Circle Red-on-White, while later designs may be like Encinas Red-on-Brown. Designs and technology also have a close relationship with Hohokam Tucson Basin Brownware; Rincon Red-on-White.

VARIETIES: Exteriors may or may not have a thin red wash or light slip. Interiors may or may not have a tan slip.

OTHER COMMON TYPES WITH SIMILAR DESIGN STYLES:

Mogollon Three Circle Red-on-White

Encinas Red-on-Brown

Hohokam Tucson Basin Brownware; Rincon Red-on-White

COMMENTS: Cerros Red-on-White may be the San Simon variety of Three Circle Red-on-White, although Cerros Red-on-White is said to also have later Encinas style designs as well (Heckman, 2000;69).

 

 

1Y Cerros Red-on-White Bowl with a non-slipped "dimpled" exterior.

Approximate Dimensions: 6" by 4 1/2"

 

Revised: 07/04/2012

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