TYPE: Paloparado Plain

DATE: A.D. -850 to 1750+ (DiPeso, 1956;303,325)

KEY DIFFERENCES: Tool polished, lots of gritty sandy temper. Temper in Gila Plain from the Tucson area is often much finer. Usually thicker and heavier than Gila Plain vessels of equal size.

COLOR: Brown, gray, black, reddish brown.


TEMPER: Sandy looking rounded feldspar and tiny angular quartz.

1N Paloparado Plain Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 6 7/8" by 2 7/8"



2Y Paloparado Plain Jar.

This vessel had several cracks that the prehistoric Native potter

repaired by filling the cracks with cla.

Approximate Dimensions: 9 3/4" by 8 3/8"


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