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  TUCSON BASIN

Santa Cruz River, Avra/Altar Valleys

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PHOENIX BASIN

Gila and Salt River Valleys

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PIONEER PERIOD

475-750 A.D.

PIONEER PERIOD

475-750 A.D.

 

TORTOLITA PHASE

475-650 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

GILA RED

TORTOLITA RED

BROADLINE RED-ON-BROWN

BROADLINE PURPLE-ON-RED

BROADLINE POLYCHROME

 

VAHKI PHASE

475-650 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

GILA RED

 

 

 

ESTRELLA PHASE

650-675 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

GILA RED

TORTOLITA RED

BROADLINE RED-ON-BROWN

BROADLINE PURPLE-ON-RED

BROADLINE POLYCHROME

 

 

ESTRELLA PHASE

650-675 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

GILA RED

ESTRELLA RED-ON-GRAY

 

 

 

 

SWEETWATER PHASE

675-700 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

GILA RED

TORTOLITA RED

BROADLINE RED-ON-BROWN

BROADLINE PURPLE-ON-RED

BROADLINE POLYCHROME

SWEETWATER RED-ON-GRAY

 

 

SWEETWATER PHASE

675-700 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

SWEETWATER RED-ON-GRAY

SWEETWATER POLYCHROME

 

 

 

 

 

SNAKETOWN PHASE

700-750 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

SNAKETOWN RED-ON-BUFF

 

 

 

SNAKETOWN PHASE

700-750 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

SNAKETOWN RED-ON-BUFF

 

 

COLONIAL PERIOD

750-950 A.D.

COLONIAL PERIOD

750-950 A.D.

 

CANADA DEL ORO PHASE

750-850 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

CANADA DEL ORO RED-ON-BROWN

CANADA DEL ORO RED-ON-WHITE

 

 

GILA BUTTE PHASE

750-850 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

GILA BUTTE RED-ON-BUFF

 

 

 

RILLITO PHASE

850-950 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

GILA RED

PALOPARADO PLAIN

RAMANOTE PLAIN

RILLITO RED-ON-BROWN

RILLITO RED-ON-WHITE

RILLITO RED-ON-BLACK

 

 

SANTA CRUZ PHASE

850-950 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

GILA RED

SANTA CRUZ BUFF

SANTA CRUZ RED-ON-BUFF

 

 

SEDENTARY PERIOD

950-1125 A.D.

SEDENTARY PERIOD

950-1125 A.D.

 

RINCON PHASE

950-1125 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

GILA RED

RINCON RED

RINCON WHITE-ON-RED

PALOPARADO PLAIN

RAMANOTE PLAIN

RINCON RED-ON-BROWN

RINCON RED-ON-BLACK

RINCON RED-ON-WHITE

RINCON BLACK-ON-RED

RINCON BLACK-ON-BROWN

RINCON BLACK-ON-WHITE

RINCON POLYCHROME

RINCON FUGITIVE POLYCHROME

RIO RICO POLYCHROME

SAHUARITA POLYCHROME

 

 

SACATON PHASE

950-1125 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

SACATON RED

SACATON BUFF

SACATON RED-ON-BUFF

VARIANT SACATON (ALL) RED-ON-BUFF

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASSIC PERIOD

1125-1450 A.D.

CLASSIC PERIOD

1125-1450 A.D.

 

TANQUE VERDE PHASE

1125-1300 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

GILA RED

GILA RED SMUDGED

PALOPARADO PLAIN

RAMANOTE PLAIN

TANQUE VERDE RED-ON-BROWN

TANQUE VERDE RED-ON-WHITE

TANQUE VERDE RED-ON-BLACK

TANQUE VERDE BLACK-ON-BROWN

TANQUE VERDE BLACK-ON-WHITE

TANQUE VERDE WHITE

SAGUARO POLYCHROME

TANQUE VERDE POLYCHROME

SELLS RED

SELLS WHITE-ON-RED

SELLS RED POLYCHROME

 

Master List of  Brownware Painted Pottery Types

of the Hohokam Classic Period in and around the Tucson Basin

 

SOHO PHASE

1125-1300 A.D.

GILA PLAIN OF THE CLASSIC PERIOD

GILA RED

GILA RED SMUDGED

HOHOKAM WHITE-ON-RED

CASA GRANDE RED-ON-BUFF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TUCSON PHASE

1300-1450 A.D.

GILA PLAIN

GILA RED

GILA RED SMUDGED

SALT RED

SALT RED SMUDGED

TANQUE VERDE RED-ON-BROWN

TANQUE VERDE RED-ON-WHITE

TANQUE VERDE RED-ON-BLACK

TANQUE VERDE BLACK-ON-BROWN

TANQUE VERDE BLACK-ON-WHITE

SAGUARO POLYCHROME

TANQUE VERDE POLYCHROME

TANQUE VERDE WHITE

SELLS RED

SELLS WHITE-ON-RED

SELLS RED POLYCHROME

PALOPARADO PLAIN

RAMANOTE PLAIN

PECK RED

 

Master List of  Brownware Painted Pottery Types

of the Hohokam Classic Period in and around the Tucson Basin

 

CIVANO PHASE

1300-1450 A.D.

GILA PLAIN OF THE CLASSIC PERIOD

GILA RED

GILA RED SMUDGED

HOHOKAM WHITE-ON-RED

SALT RED

SALT RED SMUDGED

SALT WHITE-ON-RED

CASA GRANDE RED-ON-BUFF