CASAS GRANDES POTTERY
VILLA AHUMADA BLACK-ON-WHITE
TYPE: Villa Ahumada Black-on-White
DATE: A.D. 1250 to 1660 (Rakita and Raymond, 2003;160)
COMMON BACKGROUND COLOR(S): White.
KEY DIFFERENCES: Non-glaze yet polished black designs on an all white slip,
bottoms often non-slipped.
1Y Casas Grandes Villa Ahumada Black-on-White Pottery Bowl with Flat Bottom.
Approximate Dimensions: 5 1/2" by 2 7/8"
2N Casas Grandes Villa Ahumada Black-on-White Pottery Bowl.
3N Casas Grandes Villa Ahumada Black-on-White Pottery Bowl.
Black-on-White Slipped interior, non-slipped exterior.
Where the black paint has worn off there is red stains.
Approximate Dimensions: 2 7/8" by 1"
4N Casas Grandes Villa Ahumada Black-on-White Pottery Jar
5N Casas Grandes Villa Ahumada Black-on-White Pottery Olla
6N Casas Grandes Villa Ahumada Black-on-White Human Effigy pot
possibly representing a childbirth.
Approximate Dimensions: 10" by 7 1/2"
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