A band of connected circles that are open at the bottom. A single “V” is painted in the center of each circle, with the exception of a blank circle at a regular interval.
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|
|Exterior||Body||Painted, under free hand||Blue, Muted Dark||Circle Band 11||Individual A|