Tracing the Production of Fourteenth-century Red Ware in East-central Arizona
Ancestral Pueblo peoples in east-central Arizona crafted a unique type of representational-style pottery (Fourmile Polychrome) by the early AD 1300s. Questions remain about where the type was manufactured and how it circulated in the region. We present the results of a neutron activation analysis (NAA) of sherds from three villages where the type was likely produced. Building on earlier research, our analyses clarify issues of provenance and speak to the fourteenth-century social networks through which this pottery was exchanged.
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Tracing the Production of Fourteenth-century Red Ware in East-central Arizona. Scott Van Keuren, Jeffrey Ferguson, Mary Ownby. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida. 2016 ( tDAR id: 405339)
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