Alma Punched Ware - CA. 500-1000

Alma Plain wares were by far the most prevalent cooking ware throughout most of Mogollon history. Alma Punched ware was a variant of Alma Plain ware, made of brown paste and tempered with irregular material. Alma Punched wares were then further decorated by tooling the exterior surface, either in a general, allover fashion or by creating some form of linear patterning.

Characteristics

Paste: Brown to gray
Temper: Medium to coarse sand with opaque angular fragments
Surface: Bodies of vessels are usually polished
Forms: Necked jars, seed jars, bowls
Design: Linear or surface punctate patterns


SHERDS

Starkweather Ruin, Reserve, New Mexico
LMA 21191


SHERD

Starkweather Ruin, Reserve, New Mexico
LMA 21191