TYPE: Prescott White-on-Red
(AKA: Verde White-on-Red)
DATE: A.D. 1080 - 1400 (NAU Online Ceramic Manual 2001)
COMMON DESIGNS: Designs are like later, finer examples of Prescott Black-on-Gray. The designs on the first (presently only) example in this guide show a thin banding line near the rim and several petroglyph like motifs on the body.
KEY DIFFERENCES: Lightly polished. Salt White-on-Red of the Sinagua/Hohokam Culture is much more polished and has a deeper red color.
SLIP OR SURFACE TREATMENT: Red Slipped.
TEMPER: Usually finer than Prescott Gray, may have a little or a lot of fine mica particles showing on the surface.
COMMENTS: Line width usually 3 to 6 mm.
FORMS: Presently only jar forms are known.
1N Prescott White-on-Red
Approximate Dimensions: 6 1/8" by 5 1/2"
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