Small sized, deep bowl with recurved sides. Light colored paste; fine quartz sand temper, temper does not protrude on surface although occasional small bronze colored mica flecks can be seen. Model and scrape construction, surface smoothed and stone polished after decoration. Decoration is red and black paint applied to the exerior and red paint applied on the upper half of the interior. Exterior design is a framed 22mm wide horizontal band containing a circling, continuous black outlined red zigzag. The spaces between the framing line and the zigzag are diagonally hatchured. There is an additional circling horizontal line near the bottom. All hatchures and framing lines are 1-2mm and black. Found in the mid Rio Grande area, New Mexico. 3cm crack and 1 cm rim chip.
PERIOD: AD 1425-1500
ORIGIN: Rio Grande, New Mexico
SIZE: 8.6cm D; 4.8cm Deep; 7.2cm Opening; 4-5mm Thick