Tusayan White Ware is the service pottery of the Kayenta Anasazi branch of the Western Anasazi.

Tusayan White Ware usually has fine sand temper and a smoothed surface as a base for black painted decoration. Its companion utility ware, Tusayan Gray Ware, has coarse sand temer and rough, scraped, and corrugated surfaces.

Types within this ware are distinguished by different design styles.

NAMED BY: Harold S. Colton and Lyndon Hargrave 1937:203

DESCRIBED BY: Colton and Hargrave 1937; Colton 1955; Ambler 1985; Mills et al. 1993

EXAMPLES: See type descriptions on this web site.


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Tusayan White Ware