This band consists of thick, rectangular lines aligned perpendicular to the rim of the sherd. The space in between lines is shaded. It is between two bands of small, bead-like dots of paint.
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||Yellow, Muted Light||Geometric Band 22||Individual A|