Kiatuthlanna Black-on-White - CA. 850-950

Kiatuthlanna Black-on-White generally has a clear white slip, and decoration consists of stairstep patterns of parallel lines. The type is similar to White Mound Black-on-White, and some designs overlap, but slipped surfaces and crushed sherd temper distinguish Kiatuthlanna, and the latter has black-painted rims.

Characteristics

Paste: White to light gray
Temper: Fine sand
Surface: Clear white slip, polished
Forms: Bowls, seed jars, canteens, pitchers, ladles
Design: Sets of parallel stepped lines framing pendant triangular solids, often arranged in twos, threes or fours. solid line always present on rim


BOWL

6-1/2" diameter
Gift of Alice Marriott
Laboratory of Anthropology
LMA 6887


BOWL (DETAIL)

6-1/2" diameter
Gift of Alice Marriott
Laboratory of Anthropology
LMA 6887