MOGOLLON BROWN & RED WARES (NORTHERN TYPES)
TYPE: Mogollon Red-on-Brown
DATE: A.D. 650 to 750 (Brody & Leblanc, 1983;40)
BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Interiors.
COMMON DESIGNS: Simple designs that usually cover the entire field of view. Motifs include lines, solid triangles and/or barbs, negative "lightning bolts". Motifs are commonly rectilinear on quartered or banded layouts.
KEY DIFFERENCES: Finer linework than San Lorenzo Red-on-Brown. Interior red designs on a tan or brown slip that are usually polished over, creating a somewhat blurred effect. Exteriors are red slipped and can be smooth or "dimpled".
COMMENTS: Like San Lorenzo Red-on-Brown, Mogollon Red-on-Brown was most likely developed from San Francisco Red, as the exteriors are virtually identical.
1N Mogollon Red-on-Brown Bowl
2Y Mogollon Red-on-Brown Bowl
Approximate Dimensions: 8 7/8" by 3 1/2"
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