SAN CARLOS POLYCHROME
TYPE: San Carlos Polychrome
DATE: A.D. 1150 to 1450
COMMON FORMS: Jars, possibly bowls.
COMMON BACKGROUND COLORS: Brown
COMMON DESIGNS: Basically the same as San Carlos Red-on-Brown with some with some white outlining added.
COMMENTS: This type has not been formally described (new type).
1N Salado San Carlos Polychrome Jar.
This extremely rare jar has a typical red-on-brown design with white lines added. I have yet to read any literature even describing sherds of this rare type. It is reminiscent of Hohokam Saguaro Polychrome, (another extremely rare type) and could possibly be where the idea to add white lines came from.
The vessel has a smudged interior. Approximate Dimensions: 6 1/2" or 16.5 cm. by 6 1/2" or 16.5 cm.
1N Top View
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