Ancestral Pueblo: Southern Colorado Plateau (Anasazi)Central AnasaziChuskaChuska Gray WareHunter Corrugated

Type Name: Hunter Corrugated

Period: 1150 A.D. - 1300 A.D.
Culture: Ancestral Pueblo: Southern Colorado Plateau (Anasazi)
Branch: Central Anasazi
Tradition: Chuska
Ware: Chuska Gray Ware


First posted by C. Dean Wilson 2012

Hunter Corrugated was defined by Wilson and Peckham (1964). While Hunter Corrugated includes trachyte tempered corrugated forms originally defined by fairly flat coil treatment (Windes 1977), it has been redefined to include jars with highly everted rim shapes (Goff and Reed 1998). Thus, using criteria originally employed to define Mesa Verde Corrugated, this type has been redefined to include a range of corrugated treatments on jars with a rim eversion greater than 60 degrees (Goff and Reed 1998). Hunter Corrugated from most areas of the Chuska Valley appears to data from about A.D. 1100to 1300.

References:
Reed, Lori S., Joell Goff, Kathy Niles Hensler
1998 Exploring Ceramic Production, Distribution, and Exchange in the Southern Chuska Valley: Analytical Results from the El Paso Natural Gas North Expansion Project, Pipeline Archaeology 1990-1993: The El Paso Natural Gas System Expansion Project, New Mexico and Arizona, Vol XI, Book 1, Report no, WCRM (F)74, Farmington.

Wilson, John P., and Stewart Peckham
1964 Chuska Valley Ceramics. Manuscript on file, Laboratory of Anthropology, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe.

Windes, Thomas C.
1977 Typology and Technology of Anasazi Ceramics. In Settlement and Subsistence Along the Lower Chaco River, edited by C. Reher, pp 270-369. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.




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