Ceramic: McElmo Black-on-white, bowl, AZRU-00001/810
Creator(s): Lori Reed
McElmo Black-on-white (Early style), deep hemispherical bowl, Accession AZRU-00001, Catalog #810, Morris FS 4655. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2006. Temper is identified as granular igneous suggesting production at Aztec. Bowl is 100% complete, with 90% original bowl and 10% reconstruction with unknown plaster material. A single drill hole is present and was probably for repair; the matching drill hole was filled with commerical plaster material during reconstruction. Measurements: 26 cm orifice diameter, 16 cm height. Image AZRU1-810 A: Closeup of interior design and rim ticking. AZRU1-810 B: Interior view showing design. AZRU1-810 C: Exterior view of bowl showing drill hole. Image AZRU1-810 D: Closeup of interior design and rim ticking. Recovered from Earl Morris excavation of Kiva S, Aztec West Ruin. Kiva S is briefly mentioned in Morris (1924) in reference to a burial, but otherwise there is no published description of Kiva S. Reference: Earl Morris, 1924, Burials in the Aztec Ruin, Volume XXVI, Part III, Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Cite this Record
Ceramic: McElmo Black-on-white, bowl, AZRU-00001/810. Lori Reed. 2006. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 374102) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8PR7T5V
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): Lori Reed
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|