SALADO SAN CARLOS RED-ON-BROWN COMPARED TO
HOHOKAM TANQUE VERDE RED-ON-BROWN
By Dan King, July 2004, www.rarepottery.info
Salado Culture San Carlos Red-on-Brown bowls usually
have a well smudged interior with no interior design. Hohokam Culture Tanque
Verde Red-on-Brown bowls usually have a secondary interior design
(often pendant from rim) and if smudged is usually a gray or mottled
black and brown color. San Carlos bowls usually will not have a raised or indented bottom, while most Tanque Verde bowls will have an intentionally raised or indented bottom. A raised or indented bottom is most common on medium to large Tanque Verde Bowls.
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