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Aztec West Ruin: Perishable Artifacts and Pottery from Excavations by the American Museum of Natural History

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PROJECT Lori Reed. Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 365184] Digital images of pottery and perishable items recovered from Earl Morris' excavations of Aztec West Ruin between 1916 and 1922. Although Morris' excavations at Aztec were extensive, his analysis and descriptions of the artifact assemblage were cursory. In 2003, Laurie Webster and Lori Stephens Reed began systematic analysis, documentation, and digital imaging of pottery and perishables from Morris' Aztec West Ruin collections housed at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY and...


Perishable: Coiled Basket AMNH 29.0/9962 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374625] Coiled Basket, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9962. Morris FS 3443. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Miniature coiled rush stem basket or start, multiple stitch and wrap. Image: AMNH 29.0/9962 A: miniature coiled basket or start. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A cobblestone-lined firepit, 1 foot 8 inches in diameter and 5 inches deep, occupied the center of the floor of Room...


Perishable: Coiled Basket AMNH 29.0/9993 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374641] Coiled Basket, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9993. Morris FS 3474. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coiled one-rod willow or sumac basket containing unknown substance. Image: AMNH 29.0/9993A: one-rod coiled basket containing unknown substance. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A cobblestone-lined firepit, 1 foot 8 inches in diameter and 5 inches deep, occupied the center of the...


Perishable: Cotton Band AMNH 29.0/9977 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374634] Cotton Band, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog # . Morris FS 3458. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Braided cotton band. Images: AMNH 29.0/9977A detail of braided band. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A cobblestone-lined firepit, 1 foot 8 inches in diameter and 5 inches deep, occupied the center of the floor of Room 135-2. A masonry wall some 7 inches thick, built above the south...


Perishable: Cotton Cloth AMNH 29.0/9976 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374633] Cotton Cloth, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9976. Morris FS 3457. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Cotton cloth 1/1 plain weave. Images: AMNH 29.0/9976A: small fragment of plain-weave cotton cloth. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A cobblestone-lined firepit, 1 foot 8 inches in diameter and 5 inches deep, occupied the center of the floor of Room 135-2. A masonry wall some 7...


Perishable: Cotton Cloth AMNH 29.0/9978 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster. Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374635] Cotton Cloth, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9978. Morris FS 3459. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Dark brown cotton cloth, 1/1 plain weave, possibly dyed. Description. Measurements: Images: AMNH 29.0/9978A: dark brown plain-weave cotton cloth. AMNH 29.0/9978B: close-up showing dark brown color. AMNH 29.0/9978C: close-up of end selvage and yucca-leaf stitching. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2 , Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time of...


Perishable: Cotton Fabric AMNH 29.1/0023 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374439] Cotton Fabric, Accession AMNH29.1, Catalog #0023. Morris FS 3505. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE, NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Seamed and mended 1/1 plain weave, twine-stitch embroidered cotton fabric. Images: AMNH 29.1/0023A: seamed plain-weave cotton fabric. AMNH 29.1/0023B: close-up of seam. AMNH 29.1/0023C: close-up of seam showing paired overcasting yarns. AMNH 29.1/0023D: close-up showing both seams. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2,...


Perishable: Plaited Bag AMNH 29.0/9963 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374626] Plaited Bag, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9963. Morris FS 3444. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Plaited rush bag with tapered mouth, 2-2 twill. Images: AMNH 29.0-9963A: mouth opening of a 2-2 plaited rush bag, inside out. AMNH 29.0/9963B: mouth opening of a 2-2 plaited rush bag, inside out, other face. AMNH 29.0/9963C: close-up showing 2-2 twill-woven elements. AMNH 29.0/9963D: close-up showing added row of elements below mouth opening 1. AMNH 29.0/9963E: close-up showing added row of...


Perishable: Plaited Bag AMNH 29.1/0025 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374440] Plaited Bag, Accession AMNH29.1, Catalog #0025. Morris FS 3505. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE, NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Plaited 2/2-twill and 3/3-twill bag with tapered mouth; rush, yucca and corn tassels. Images: AMNH 29.1/0025A: plaited rush bag. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Grave 34, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A cobblestone-lined firepit, 1 foot 8 inches in...


Perishable: Plaited Sandal AMNH 29.0/9980 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374636] Plaited Sandal, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9980. Morris FS 3461. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coarse plaited sandal, 1/1 oblique plaiting, yucca leaf. Images: AMNH 29.0/9980A: coarse 1-1 plaited sandal, upper face. AMNH 29.0/9980B: coarse 1-1 plaited sandal, lower face. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A cobblestone-lined firepit, 1 foot 8 inches in diameter and 5...


Perishable: Plaited Sandal AMNH 29.0/9983 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374638] Plaited Sandal, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9883. Morris FS 3464. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Plaited 2/2 twill, yucca-leaf sandal without toe jog. Images: AMNH 29.0/9983A: 2-2 plaited sandal, rounded toe with no jog, upper face. AMNH 29.0/9983B: 2-2 plaited sandal, rounded toe with no jog, lower face Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A cobblestone-lined firepit, 1...


Perishable: Plaited Sandal AMNH 29.0/9984 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374639] Plaited Sandal, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9984. Morris FS 3465. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Plaited 2/2 yucca-leaf and yucca-fiber sandal with raised design. Images: AMNH 29.0/9984A: 2-2 plaited sandal with yucca-leaf side loops, rounded toe with no jog, upper face. AMNH 29.0/9984B: 2-2 plaited sandal with yucca-leaf side loops, rounded toe with no jog, lower face. AMNH 29.0/9984C: close-up of lower face showing raised design. AMNH 29.0/9984D: close-up of lower face showing raised...


Perishable: Rush Bundle AMNH 29.0/9964 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374627] Rush Bundle, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9964. Morris FS 3445. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Wrapped, knotted, plied rush bundle with yucca cordage. Images: AMNH 29.0/9964A: rush bundle wrapped with rush at one end, yucca cordage at the other. AMNH 29.0/9964B: other face. AMNH 29.0/9964C: close-up of end bound with rush 1. AMNH 29.0/9964D: close-up of end bound with cordage 1. AMNH 29.0/9964E: close-up of end bound with cordage 2. AMNH 29.0/9964F: close-up of end bound with rush 2. AMNH...


Perishable: Tumpband AMNH 29.0/9973 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374630] Tumpband, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9973. Morris FS 3454. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Tumpband, yucca fiber, sewn and threaded. Images: AMNH 29.0/9973A: cordage band. AMNH 29.0/9973B: close-up showing zigzag passage of wefts. AMNH 29.0/9973C: close-up showing zigzag passage of wefts 2. AMNH 29.0/9973D: close-up of looped end. AMNH 29.0/9973E: close-up of other end. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time...


Perishable: Tumpband AMNH 29.0/9975 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374632] Tumpband, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9975. Morris FS 3456. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Cotton and yucca tumpband, 1/1 plain weave, with darned area. Images: AMNH 29.0/9975A: cotton and yucca tumpband. AMNH 29.0/9975B: close-up showing broken yucca warps and cotton wefts. AMNH 29.0/9975C: close-up showing broken yucca warps and cotton wefts 2. AMNH 29.0/9975D: close-up of other end. Note darned area along upper edge. AMNH 29.0/9975E: close-up of one end showing yucca and cotton wrapping....


Perishable: Twined Sandal AMNH 29.0/9974 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374631] Title, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9974. Morris FS 3455. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Child's-size twined sandal with raised and banded designs, 2-strand twining (S), yucca and cotton fiber. Images: AMNH 29.0/9974A: child's-size twined sandal, upper face. AMNH 29.0/9974B: child's-size twined sandal, lower face. AMNH 29.0/9974C: oblique view of lower face showing raised diamond design. AMNH 29.0/9974D: oblique view of lower face showing raised diamond design, raking light. AMNH 29.0/9974E:...


Perishable: Vegetal Artifact AMNH 29.0/9955 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374624] Vegetal Artifact, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9955. Morris FS 3437. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Wrapped plant material possibly depicting a flower, possible charm. Image: AMNH 29.0/9955A: worked vegetal artifact, possibly depicting a flower. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A cobblestone-lined firepit, 1 foot 8 inches in diameter and 5 inches deep, occupied the center...


Perishable: Wood Ring AMNH 29.0/9992 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374640] Wood Ring, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9992. Morris FS 3473. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Wood ring with simple looping, 2S-Z, yucca cordage network. Images: AMNH 29.0/9992A: small wooden ring with looped yucca cordage network. AMNH 29.0/9992B: other face showing looped yucca cordage. AMNH 29.0/9992C: close-up showing wrapping of narrow brown strips. AMNH 29.0/9992D: close-up of narrow brown strips at rim. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl...


Perishable: Yucca Bundle AMNH 29.0/9965 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374628] Yucca Bundle, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9965. Morris FS 3446. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Bundle of wrapped yucca leaves, blackened. Image: AMNH 29.0/9965A: small bundle of yucca leaves, blackened. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A cobblestone-lined firepit, 1 foot 8 inches in diameter and 5 inches deep, occupied the center of the floor of Room 135-2. A masonry wall...


Perishable: Yucca Quid AMNH 29.0/9968 (2006)

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IMAGE Laurie Webster.

[tDAR id: 374629] Yucca Quid, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog # 9968. Morris FS 3449. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Yucca quid, possibly chewed. Image: AMNH 29.0/9968A: small bundle of yucca fiber, possibly chewed. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 135-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 135-2 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A cobblestone-lined firepit, 1 foot 8 inches in diameter and 5 inches deep, occupied the center of the floor of Room 135-2. A masonry wall some 7...

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