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Aztec West Ruin: Composite Wall Elevations from Pre-Backfilling Architectural Photo-Documentation

PROJECT Gary Brown.

This project includes architectural wall elevation images of individual rooms in the great house at Aztec West Ruin. Most of the images were photographed prior to backfilling efforts and during architectural documentation in West Ruin. Most of the images are composites of multiple photographs that were spliced together in Adobe Photoshop to reconstruct the entire wall elevation. Each individual image is a high-resolution, rectified photograph that was created either using a digital camera or...


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

PROJECT Lori Reed. Laurie Webster.

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...


Aztec West Ruin: Pre-Backfilling Architectural Photo-Documentation

PROJECT Gary Brown.

This project includes rectified images of architectural features and masonry in rooms at Aztec West Ruin. The images were taken prior to backfilling efforts and during architectural documentation. Digital images were created either using a digital camera or scanned from photographic slides. To date, photographs from the east wing and northeastern corner of West Ruin have been ingested into tDAR.


Ceramic: McElmo Black-on-white, bowl, AMNH 29.0/6983 (2004)

IMAGE Lori Reed.

McElmo Black-on-white, bowl, Accession 29.0, Catalog #6983. Morris FS 597. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2004. Temper is diorite porphyry/sand/sherd indicating production in central Mesa Verde region. Simple banded motif, solidly painted rim, and thin round rim form suggest early style McElmo B/w. Bowl is restored with unknown adhesive and missing 25%. Measurements: 20.8 cm orifice diameter (estimate); 9.7 cm height. Image AMNH 29.0/6983 A: view showing interior bowl design. Image AMNH 29.0/6983 B:...


Ceramic: McElmo Black-on-white, bowl, AMNH 29.0/6987 (2004)

IMAGE Lori Reed.

McElmo Black-on-white, bowl, Accession 29.0, Catalog #6987. Morris FS 597. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2004. Temper is diorite porphyry indicating production in central Mesa Verde region. Bowl is roughly 40% complete with restoration using unknown adhesive. Measurements: 30 cm orifice diameter (estimate); unknown height. Image AMNH 29.0/6987 A: exterior view showing horizontal coil handle and unpainted surface. Image AMNH 29.0/6987 B: interior view showing painted design. Recovered from Earl Morris...


Ceramic: Painted black-on-white human effigy appendage, AMNH 29.0/6995 (2004)

IMAGE Lori Reed.

Cibola Animas Variety, painted black-on-white, human effigy appendage, fragment. (Analysis Lori Reed 2004). Image: AMNH 29.0/6995 A: Cibola Animas Variety, painted black-on-white, human effigy appendage, fragment, side view. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 47, West Ruin, Aztec Ruins. Room 47 is in the east wing of West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 47 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A Chaco refuse deposit 5½ to 8 feet deep covered the floor of Room 47. Evidently...


Ceramic: PII/III black-on-white miniature jar, AMNH 29.0/6998 (2004)

IMAGE Lori Reed.

Cibola Animas Variety, PII/III black-on-white, miniature jar, partial, exterior view (Analysis Lori Reed 2004). Image: AMNH 29.0/6998 A: Cibola Animas Variety, PII/III black-on-white, miniature jar, partial, exterior view/ Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 47, West Ruin, Aztec Ruins. Earl Morris’ description of Room 47 at the time of excavation is as follows. “A Chaco refuse deposit 5½ to 8 feet deep covered the floor of Room 47. Evidently the waste had been poured in through a...


Ceramic: Tusayan Black-on-red, bowl, AMNH 29.0/6981 (2004)

IMAGE Lori Reed.

Tusayan Black-on-red, bowl, Accession 29.0, Catalog #6981. Morris FS 672. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2004. Temper is sand and sherd; Tsegi Orange Ware. Bowl is restored with unknown adhesive but roughly 10% is missing. Image AMNH 29.0/6981 A: interior view of bowl showing painted design. Image AMNH 29.0/6981 B: exterior view showing washy red slip over orange surface. Image AMNH 29.0/6981C: closeup of interior Dogoszhi style design. Recovered from Earl Morris excavation of Room 47, Aztec West Ruin. ...


Late Pueblo II great house Room 47 features (2010)

IMAGE Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 2, Room 47 overviews (room photographed in 1998 by Art Ireland prior to backfilling and in 2010 by Joel Gamache for post backfilling Condition Assessment). Late PII two-story room located in the central sector of the East Wing (see Morris 1928). Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_3A: Close-up of south vent in east interior wall copied from cIMG_5815; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_3B: North vent in east interior wall copied from cIMG_5816; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_3C: South jamb of 1st...


Late Pueblo II great house Room 47 features (2010)

IMAGE Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 2, Room 47 overviews (room photographed in 1998 by Art Ireland prior to backfilling and in 2010 by Joel Gamache for post backfilling Condition Assessment). Late PII two-story room located in the central sector of the East Wing (see Morris 1928). Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_4A: NW jamb of corner doorway copied from AZRU1999R51-0025; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_4B: Close-up of corner doorway copied from cIMG_6146; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_4C: SE jamb of corner doorway copied...


Late Pueblo II great house Room 47 features and overviews (2010)

IMAGE Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 2, Room 47 overviews (room photographed in 1998 by Art Ireland prior to backfilling and in 2010 by Joel Gamache for post backfilling Condition Assessment). Late PII two-story room located in the central sector of the East Wing (see Morris 1928). Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_2A: South wall cap copied from cIMG_5915; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_2B: East wall cap copied from cIMG_5916; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_2C: North wall cap copied from cIMG_5956; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room...


Late Pueblo II great house Room 47 overviews (2010)

IMAGE Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 2, Room 47 overviews (room photographed in 1998 by Art Ireland prior to backfilling and in 2010 by Joel Gamache for post backfilling Condition Assessment). Late PII two-story room located in the central sector of the East Wing (see Morris 1928). Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_1A: SW corner oblique copied from cIMG_5848; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_1B: SE corner oblique copied from cIMG_5798; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 47_1C: NE corner oblique copied from cIMG_5847; Image AZRU-E...


Late Pueblo II great house room composites AZRU-J98.047 (2011)

IMAGE Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 2, Room 47 composite wall elevations created by splicing together multiple images (photographed in 1998 by Art Ireland and in 2010 by Joel Gamache as part of East Wing Condition Assessment. This room was never backfilled in 1998). Late PII two-story room located in the central sector of the East Wing (see Morris 1924). Image AZRU-J98.047A: South interior wall composite created using cIMG5792-5796; Image AZRU-J98.047B: East interior wall composite created using cIMG5824,...

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