TYPE: Los Muertos Polychrome

DATE: A.D. 1375 - 1450 (Neuzil & Lyons 2005;34)

Los Muertos Polychrome vessels usually have fine red lines incorporated into normal Gila black-on-white designs.  The fine red lines are usually filler lines, or hatching.  

COMMENTS: Los Muertos Polychrome was mentioned as being a separate type by Lyons,2004:366, and photographed in Haury,1945: Plates: 10c, 11a, and 77c.

 

1N Salado Los Muertos Polychrome strap-handled bowl, with thin red lines painted in between bold black designs. The interior is slipped red.  Approximate Dimensions: 6" or 15.2 cm. by 4 5/8" or 11.7 cm.

 

 

2N Salado Los Muertos Polychrome Olla. The interior of this olla was slipped red and polished.

 

3Y Salado Los Muertos Polychrome Bowl

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

 

 

4N Salado Los Muertos Polychrome Bowl

 

 

5N Salado Los Muertos Polychrome Bowl with a Tonto Polychrome exterior.

 

   

 

6N Salado Los Muertos Polychrome Bowl

 

 

 

7Y Salado Los Muertos Polychrome Olla with a smudged black interior.

Approximate Dimensions: 14" by 11"

 

 

 

8N Salado Los Muertos Polychrome Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 6 1/2" by 3"

 

 

9Y Salado Los Muertos Polychrome Jar

Approximate Dimensions: 4 3/8" by 3"

 

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