A series of parallel lines incised on the lip of a vessel that is oriented more or less perpendicular to the rim itself. Seen primarily on coarsewares like Colonoware and Native American coarseware.
Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:
|Interior/Exterior||Location||Decorative Technique||Color||Stylistic Element||Motif|
|Exterior||Rim||Incised, free hand||No Applied Color||Tick Mark||Individual, Repeated A|