GILA SPECULAR BLACK-ON-RED
TYPE: Gila Specular Black-on-Red
DATE: AD 1300 to 1450 (Neuzil & Lyons 2005;34)
COMMON BACKGROUND COLORS: Red.
BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Interiors.
COMMON DESIGNS: Basically the same as Gila Black-on-Red and polychrome.
KEY DIFFERENCES: Painted with black specular hematite that sparkles brilliantly in light.
COMMENTS: The paint of these vessels are reminiscent of Hohokam Broadline Purple-on-Red and Trincheras Purple-on-Red which both use specular purple hematite. This type has not been formally described (new type).
1Y Salado Gila Specular Black-on-Red bowl.
Approximate Dimensions: 5 7/8" or 15 cm. by 2 3/4" or 7 cm.
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