Tularosa Patterned Corrugated CA. 1050-1250

This type is a combination of plain corrugated and indented corrugated types. The plain corrugations during the Tularosa Phase tend to be narrower and deeper than earlier periods, perhaps improving heat transmission. The indented areas form patterns or bands around the vessel. Interiors are frequently smudged.

Characteristics

Paste: Pinkish tan to dark brown
Temper: Light sand
Surface: Red-brown to gray-brown
Forms: Mostly bowls
Design: Plain corrugations are enhanced by finger indenting patterns at regular intervals. Reserve variety consists of bands of alternating indented and plain corrugations. Interiors are sometimes treated by smudging, which is often polished to iridescent.


BOWL


6-1/2" high
Starkweather Ruin
Reserve, New Mexico
LMA 22423/9

The use of indenting in isolated areas to create a pattern is one form of Tularosa Patterned Corrugated.


BOWL (DETAIL)


Starkweather Ruin
Reserve, New Mexico
LMA 22423/9

BOWL


8-3/4" diameter
Starkweather Ruin
Reserve, New Mexico
LMA 22425/4

In this bowl, another type of patterning is seen - the alternation of plain and indented corrugations in bands.


BOWL(DETAIL)


Starkweather Ruin
Reserve, New Mexico
LMA 22425/4