TYPE: Mata Black-on-Brown
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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