(Usually parallel) Beveled notches cut into a sherd, usually on the rim or lip. Seen on coarse earthenware such as Colonoware and Native American coarseware.

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
Not Applicable
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Exterior Rim Cut No Applied Color Notched Individual A