A repeated pattern of stepped rectangles with dots in the widest portion of the rectangle characterizes this element. Note: This element can also be seen without dots in the rectangles, as seen in the second image.
The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.
Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:
|Slipware, Factory Made|
|Interior/Exterior||Location||Decorative Technique||Color||Stylistic Element||Motif|
|Exterior||Proximal Rim||Slip, inlaid||Red/Yellow-Red, Muted Dark||Dotted/Terraced Rectangle||Individual A|