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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