TYPE: Mata Black-on-Brown

PERIOD: Viejo

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

BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Interiors, occasionally exteriors.

COMMON DESIGNS: Intricate designs that may include hatching, dots, zigzags, diamonds, etc. Solids usually are small. Rims are usually painted.

COMMON BACKGROUND COLOR(S):  Brown.

KEY DIFFERENCES: Narrow line designs that are not polished over.

COMMENTS: This type has not been formally recognized (new type).

1Y  Casas Grandes Mata Black-on-Brown Pottery Basket

Approximate Dimensions: 7 1/4" by 6 3/4"

2N  Casas Grandes Mata Black-on-Brown Jar

 

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