Half-Circle Band 03


Suspended from a single band that encircles the entire vessel are repeating overlapping half-circles or arcs. Unlike Half-Circle Band 1 and 2, whose half- circles connect at a point, the ends of these half-circles overlap to form an X.

Stylistic Genre:

The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.


Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:


Stylistic Genre
Handpainted Blue
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Interior Proximal Rim Painted, underĀ free hand Purple-Blue, Intense Dark Half-Circle BandĀ 03 Individual A