TYPE: Mata Polychrome

PERIOD: Viejo

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

BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Interiors.

COMMON DESIGNS: Designs are like Mata Red-on-Brown Textured, except that black is also used with the red. Rims are usually painted.

KEY DIFFERENCES: Thin red and black painted designs on a brown background, occasional texturing.

COMMENTS: Later examples of Mata Polychrome resemble Dublan Polychrome.

 

 

1Y Casas Grandes Mata Polychrome Jar 

(Obliterated Corrugated Variety with patterned incising into the corrugation)

Approximate Dimensions: 5 3/4" by 5 3/8"

 

2Y  Casas Grandes Mata Polychrome Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 5 5/8" by 2 3/8"

 

3Y Casas Grandes Mata Polychrome Jar

Approximate Dimensions: 8 5/8" by 7 1/8"

 

4N Casas Grandes Mata Polychrome Jar (textured neck)

 

 

5Y Casas Grandes Mata Polychrome Jar

Approximate Dimensions: 6 5/8" by 4 7/8"

 

 

6N Casas Grandes Mata Polychrome Jar

 

 

7Y Mata Polychrome Human Face Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 5" by 2 3/8"

 

 

8Y Mata Polychrome Jar with unusual knobs.

Approximate Dimensions: 7 1/8" by  6 1/2"

 

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