TYPE: Mata Red-on-Brown Textured

PERIOD: Viejo

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

BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Interiors and/or exteriors.

COMMON DESIGNS: Thin diagonal or vertical lines pendant from a painted rim or band above or below texturing is common. Hatching, dots, usually small solids, and chevrons were some of the elements used. Rims are usually painted.

 

KEY DIFFERENCES: Complex thin and/or thick line designs with texturing on the neck or shoulder. Lines are not usually as broad as on Victoria Red-on-Brown and can be as thin or thinner than the other narrow line types.

1Y Casas Grandes Mata Red-on-Brown Textured Olla

Approximate Dimensions: 8 1/2" by 7 1/4"

 

2Y Unusual Mata Red-on-Brown Textured Jar

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

 

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