Ceramic Field Identification Manual
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Tuwiuca Orange

BACKGROUND | CHRONOLOGY

PERIOD: Late Pueblo III – Pueblo IV

DATES: A.D. 1260 – 1350

Tuwiuca Orange - DESCRIPTION

See Ware Description, except:

Surface Color: orange to ochre and tan.

Vessel Forms: Bowls and Jars

Decoration: Undecorated

Paint: No paint

Range: Middle Little Colorado River Valley

Comparison: Chavez Pass Plain but unslipped; Tuwiuca Black-on-orange, but no paint. Note that unpainted sherds of painted vessels would be classified as Tuwiuca Orange.

Cultural Association: Western Pueblo


Authored by: Erick M. Laurila


Authored by: 2005 NAU Ceramic Analysis class and Prof. Kelley Hays-Gilpin
Northern Arizona University - Anthropology Department

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