This photograph shows either an Apache Plain or Tizon Wiped magnified (6.3 X) sherd from Black Canyon Rockshelter. Notice the dark core, the fine uniform paste, and relative lack of inorganic temper. Also notice some slight vitrification.

Photo by Lee Rains Clauss, sherd courtesy of Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest.

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Temper 5