Perishable: Coiled Plaque AZRU8-3102
Creator(s): Laurie Webster
Coiled Plaque, Accession AZRU-00008, Catalog #3102. Morris FS 5464. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Small coiled plaque with false braid at end of outer coil. Most of outer coil missing. Measurements: D 12.0, TH 0.7 CM. Image: AZRU8-3102 A: small coiled plaque. AZRU8-3102 B: detail of braided rim. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 192-2, Aztec West Ruin. Morris described Room192-2 as “one of the last occupied in the entire pueblo. The floor was free of refuse, and upon it were many serviceable articles...[long list of artifacts]…The fill, from the faintly stained floor to the surface of the mound, was of fallen wall material, storm laid earth, and decayed ceiling timbers.” (Morris 1928:288)
Reference: Earl Morris, 1928, Notes on Excavations in the Aztec Ruin, Volume XXVI, Part V, Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Cite this Record
Perishable: Coiled Plaque AZRU8-3102. Laurie Webster. 2006. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 374007) ; doi:10.6067/XCV86W983B
Aztec Ruins, West Ruin
Late Chacoan - Post Chacoan Period
Calendar Date: 1110 to 1140 (Late Chacoan)
Calendar Date: 1140 to 1280 (Post-Chacoan)
min long: -108.038; min lat: 36.803 ; max long: -107.955; max lat: 36.861 ;
Individual & Institutional Roles
Contact(s): Gary Brown
Principal Investigator(s): Laurie Webster
Repository(s): American Museum of Natural History, New York City, NY
Rights & Attribution: Artifact was collected from Aztec West Ruin excavations by Earl Morris between 1916 and 1922. Morris' excavations were sponsored and funded by the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Rights & Attribution: High resolution images of the item are archived and available to researchers through the National Park Service, Aztec Ruins National Monument.
Rights & Attribution: Publication or use of the image is restricted; permission may be obtained through consultation with American Museum of Natural History and Aztec Ruins National Monument.
|Original Item: Property of American Museum of Natural History, New York.|
|Image: NPS, Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, New Mexico|
|Original Item: Housed at Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, New Mexico|
Related Comparative Collections
|Aztec Ruins Collections housed at Hibben Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque|
|Aztec Ruins Collections housed at American Museum of Natural History, New York|
|Aztec Ruins Collections housed at Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, New Mexico|