TYPE: Thatcher White-on-Red
DATE: A.D. 1350 to 1450 (see comments)
FORMS: Bowls with slightly recurved rims.
BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Exteriors.
COMMON DESIGNS: Interlocking squared hooks attached to solid triangles in a band design.
KEY DIFFERENCES: Mostly obliterated indented corrugated pottery with white designs on a thick (often crazed) red slip. Smudged black interiors.
SLIP OR SURFACE TREATMENT: Exteriors, thick red (often crazed) that is flaky and not highly polished. Bowl interiors, highly polished-smudged black.
OTHER COMMON TYPES WITH SIMILAR DESIGN STYLES:
Hohokam: Gila White-on-Red
Hohokam: Salt White-on-Red
Hohokam: Casa Grande Red-on-Buff
COMMENTS: New type, not formally described. This pottery is truly a mostly obliterated (indented) corrugated and not lightly "smeared". The date is based on design placement, the design itself, and the form of the bowl.
1Y Thatcher White-on-Red Smudged Bowl reportedly from the Safford Area.
Approximate Dimensions: 5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
This page last revised: 06/13/2011
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