Checklist of Pottery Types for the Tonto National Forest: Arizona Archaeologist No. 21

Checklist of Pottery Types for the Tonto National Forest: Arizona Archaeologist No. 21

by J. Scott Wood

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Overview

The list of pottery types and descriptions which follows is a partial compilation of the prehistoric and protohistoric aboriginal ceramics found on the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona. It is an attempt to provide a description of an important aspect of Tonto archaeology which lies somewhere between a "popular" or non-technical account and an abstract and specialized technical manual. It presents a typology of Tonto pottery based on its manufacturing technology and physical attributes, but it does not constitute a study of typology or ceramic technology. It presents a number of pottery type descriptions, but it cannot be considered an identification in the traditional sense. Nor is it a bibliography of ceramic literary references for the Forest, despite the inclusion of a list of useful references. It is intended primarily as an introduction to the study of central Arizona pottery and as a tool for making "quick and dirty" type identifications, especially in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780939071708
Publisher: Arizona Archaeological Society
Publication date: 10/01/1987
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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