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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