Band is defined by alternating ovals and X’s with horizontal lines through the middle so that the X’s and ovals appear to be attached. May or may not be bound by plain bands.
The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.
Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:
|Interior/Exterior||Location||Decorative Technique||Color||Stylistic Element||Motif|
|Interior||Proximal Rim||Painted, over free hand||Unidentifed||Chain Band 14||Individual A|