Ancestral Pueblo: Greater MogollonMogollon HighlandsUpper Gila (Highland Salado)Gila (Salado) Utility WareSalado Red

Type Name: Salado Red

Period: 1250 A.D. - 1450 A.D.
Culture: Ancestral Pueblo: Greater Mogollon
Branch: Mogollon Highlands
Tradition: Upper Gila (Highland Salado)
Ware: Gila (Salado) Utility Ware

Date Range: A.D. 1250-1450.
Salado Red was defined by Gladwin (1936) and refers to painted forms of Salad Red Ware forms and appear to be common at sites in the Roosevelt Basin. Temper includes fine volcanic and alluvial sand and occasional crushed sherd. Pastes are brown to red. Vessels were produced by the coil technique and fired in an oxidation atmosphere. Pastes is brown to red. Vessel forms include bowls, narrow jars and pitchers. Exterior surfaces exhibit faint and highly obliterated corrugated impressions or distinct covered with a red slip


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