TYPE: Papago Red-on-Buff
DATE: A.D. -1700 to 1860
COMMON DESIGNS: Curvilinear and rectilinear designs are common.
SLIP OR SURFACE TREATMENT: Thin "washy" white to buff slip.
TEMPER: Sand and/or mica-schist.
KEY DIFFERENCES: Red designs painted on a thin white to buff slip.
1N Papago Red-on-Buff Olla
Approximate Dimensions: 12 1/8" by 11 1/2"
This vessel may date closer to prehistoric times than historic. It is the only "shouldered" example currently known. The shape is very similar to vessel numbers 21N and 18N in the Hohokam
Casa Grande Red-on-Buff Section of this guide.
2N Papago Red-on-Buff Jar
Approximate Dimensions: 12" by 9"
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