TYPE: Tonto Corrugated

DATE: A.D. 1150 to 1400 (see comments)

KEY DIFFERENCES: Smeared to nearly obliterated corrugation usually with large quartz grains or gold mica abundant throughout the paste and on the surface.

COMMENTS: Dates are believed to be the same as Tonto Plain.


Spiral-rub Indented Corrugated



1N Salado Tonto Corrugated Miniature Olla

Approximate Dimensions: 3" or 7.6 cm by 2 5/8" or 6.7 cm




2Y Salado Tonto Corrugated Vessel

Approximate Dimensions: 7 3/8" by 5 5/8" by 5 1/4"


3Y Miniature Tonto Corrugated Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 3 1/4" by 2 1/8"




4Y Tonto Corrugated Jar with lug handles.

Approximate Dimensions: 9 1/4" by 9 1/4"



5Y Tonto Spiral-Rub Indented Corrugated Bowl, Safford Regional Variety.

This rather unique bowl appears to have spiral ridges extenuating from top to bottom. The ridges may have been formed while using a tool while making the indentations in the coils (some of the coils can be seen in the raised ridges). A broken stick may have been used as the clay appears rough and unsmoothed between the rubbed or smoothed ridges. Approximate Dimensions: 4" by 3 5/8"


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