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.
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, under free hand||Purple-Blue, Intense Dark||Half-Circle Band 03||Individual A|