TYPE: Tonto Corrugated
DATE: A.D. 1150 to 1400 (see comments)
KEY DIFFERENCES: Smeared to nearly obliterated corrugation usually with large quartz grains or gold mica abundant throughout the paste and on the surface.
COMMENTS: Dates are believed to be the same as Tonto Plain.
Spiral-rub Indented Corrugated
1N Salado Tonto Corrugated Miniature Olla
Approximate Dimensions: 3" or 7.6 cm by 2 5/8" or 6.7 cm
2Y Salado Tonto Corrugated Vessel
Approximate Dimensions: 7 3/8" by 5 5/8" by 5 1/4"
3Y Miniature Tonto Corrugated Bowl
Approximate Dimensions: 3 1/4" by 2 1/8"
4Y Tonto Corrugated Jar with lug handles.
Approximate Dimensions: 9 1/4" by 9 1/4"
5Y Tonto Spiral-Rub Indented Corrugated Bowl, Safford Regional Variety.
This rather unique bowl appears to have spiral ridges extenuating from top to bottom. The ridges may have been formed while using a tool while making the indentations in the coils (some of the coils can be seen in the raised ridges). A broken stick may have been used as the clay appears rough and unsmoothed between the rubbed or smoothed ridges. Approximate Dimensions: 4" by 3 5/8"
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