Here is an ancient Pre Columbian Native American Salado Red Corrugated Smudged Coil Pottery Bowl. It dates from 1250-1450 CE. It was recovered from the Roosevelt Basin, Arizona region in accordance with all State and Federal Regulations. It is a coil pot with a pinch design creating the corrugated ridges and the inside is smudged black from use and pit firing. It measures 3 1/2 Inches across x 3 1/2 inches Tall. It is in fantastic condition for this type of pottery with minimal loss to the Rim, it is strong, no cracks and no repairs. To overall 98 % complete with no repairs is really good for a piece of this nature. Would make a beautiful add on to any collection as it is a rare ancient piece in great condition. Please message any questions.
Story of the Salado Natives:
Two thousand years ago, the Salado Indian people who were living in the Tonto Basin area of Arizona were sophisticated gathering and hunting people. In addition, they were also raising a few crops, primarily corn with some beans and cotton. Like other hunting and gathering people of this time period, they did not live in isolation, but had wide-spread interactions with the other Indian people of the Southwest.Genetically, these early Tonto Basin residents were related to the Sinagua People and the Ancestral Puebloan People to the north.
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