TYPE: Alma Neckbanded

DATE: A.D. 665 to 910 (Oppelt 2008;2)

KEY DIFFERENCES: Wide neckbanded corrugation on the necks of Alma Plain. Coils usually measure larger than 7mm wide and average about 1cm wide. Corrugation is not as fine as the later type Three Circle Neck Corrugated.


Flattened Corrugated

Clapboard Corrugated

Incised Clapboard Corrugated

Indented Corrugated

Smeared Indented Corrugation


1N Alma Neck Banded, Jar-in-a-Bowl Form



2N Alma Neckbanded Jar (Flattened Variety)



3Y Alma Neckbanded Miniature Vessel with a squirrel? on the rim.

Approximate Dimensions: 3 1/4" by 2 3/4"




4Y Alma Neckbanded Bowl (Indented Variety). Neckbanded bowls are rare.

Approximate Dimensions: 8" by 3 3/4"


6Y Alma Neckbanded Corrugated Miniature Vessel (Clapboard Variety)

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



6Y Alma Neckbanded Corrugated Miniature Vessel (Smeared Clapboard Variety)

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


7Y Alma Neckbanded Corrugated Jar (Smeared Indented Corrugated Variety)

Approximate Dimensions: 7" by 5 1/2"


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