Connected and overlapping circles with a string of vertically-oriented dots (creating a “spearhead” effect) at the point of overlap. This half-circle band is connected to a plain band above.
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||Red, Intense Dark||Half-Circle Band 15||Individual A|