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

PROJECT [ID: 368328] 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 [ID: 365184] 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: Perishables and Pottery from Various National Park Service Projects and Collections

PROJECT [ID: 368165] Uploaded by: Lori Reed

This project includes images of perishable artifacts (textiles, basketry, etc.) and pottery recovered from Aztec Ruins during the course of numerous National Park Service (NPS) projects. Some of the artifacts were donated to the NPS and may have originated at sites other than Aztec Ruins. The artifacts are part of the NPS collections and are housed at either Aztec Ruins National Monument, Hibben Center at the University of New Mexico, or Western Archeology and Conservation Center. Most of the...


Aztec West Ruin: Pre-Backfilling Architectural Photo-Documentation

PROJECT [ID: 374239] 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: PII/III black-on-white human effigy appendage, AMNH 29.0/7526 (2004)

IMAGE [ID: 365198] Lori Reed.

Pueblo II/III style black-on-white, appendage human effigy (Analysis Lori Reed 2004). Image AMNH 29.0/7526 A: front view. Image AMNH 29.0/7526 B: side view. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, West Ruin, Aztec Ruins. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The floor was covered with refuse.. The greater proportion of this deposit was of vegetable substance; cornstalks, husks, tassels, and cobs, cedarbark, splinters of the same wood, as well...


Ceramic: Unfired clay jar stopper from Room 48 Aztec West Ruin, AMNH 29.0/7529 (2004)

IMAGE [ID: 365201] Lori Reed.

Unfired clay jar stopper (Analysis Lori Reed 2004). Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, West Ruin, Aztec Ruins. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The floor was covered with refuse.. The greater proportion of this deposit was of vegetable substance; cornstalks, husks, tassels, and cobs, cedarbark, splinters of the same wood, as well as human excrement. This deposit of Chaco age had been completely protected from moisture and constituted,...


Late Pueblo II great house Room 48 features (1999)

IMAGE [ID: 374342] Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 3, Room 48 overviews (room photographed in 1999 by Art Ireland prior to backfilling). Late PII two-story room located in the NE sector of the East Wing (see Morris 1928). Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 48_2A: North jamb of 1st story east interior wall doorway copied from AZRU1999R270004; AZRU-E Wing_Room 48_2B: Close-up of east interior wall 1st story doorway copied from AZRU1999R260035; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 48_2C: South jamb of 1st story east interior wall doorway copied from...


Late Pueblo II great house Room 48 features (1999)

IMAGE [ID: 374343] Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 3, Room 48 overviews (room photographed in 1999 by Art Ireland prior to backfilling). Late PII two-story room located in the NE sector of the East Wing (see Morris 1928). Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 48_3A: SE jamb of corner doorway doorway copied from AZRU1999R250032; AZRU-E Wing_Room 48_3B: Close-up of corner doorway copied from AZRU1999R250025; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 48_3C: NW jamb of corner doorway copied from AZRU1999R250033; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 48_3D: North jamb of 1st...


Late Pueblo II great house Room 48 overviews (1999)

IMAGE [ID: 374341] Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 3, Room 48 overviews (room photographed in 1999 by Art Ireland prior to backfilling). Late PII two-story room located in the NE sector of the East Wing (see Morris 1928). Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 48_1A: Upper south interior wall SE oblique copied from AZRU1999R270022; AZRU-E Wing_Room 48_1B: Lower south interior wall SE oblique copied from AZRU1999R270014; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room 48_1C: Upper east interior wall SE oblique copied from AZRU1999R270001; Image AZRU-E Wing_Room...


Late Pueblo II great house room composites AZRU-J98.048 (2011)

IMAGE [ID: 373140] Gary Brown. Joel Gamache.

Aztec West, Sector 3, Room 48 composite wall elevations created by splicing together multiple images (photographed in 1999 by Art Ireland prior to backfilling). Late PII two-story room located in the NE Sector of the East Wing (see Morris 1924). Image AZRU-J99.048A: South interior wall copied from AZRU1999R270017; Image AZRU-J99.048B: East interior wall composite created using AZRU1999R260018-AZRU1999R260020, AZRU1999R260026-AZRU1999R260029, AZRU1999R260035 & AZRU1999R260036; Image...


Perishable: Braided Cotton AMNH 29.0/7598 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373550] Laurie Webster.

Braided Cords, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7598. Morris FS 1191 . Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Square-braided cords of cotton fiber. Image: AMNH 29.0/7598 A-D A: braided cords. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The floor was covered with refuse.. The greater proportion of this deposit was of vegetable substance; cornstalks, husks, tassels, and cobs, cedarbark, splinters of...


Perishable: Brushes AMNH 29.0-7735_7734 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373627] Laurie Webster.

Brushes, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7735 and #7734 . Morris FS 1327 and FS 1328. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Cord-wrapped brushes, yucca and bast. Image: AMNH 29.0-7735_7734A: cord-wrapped brushes. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The floor was covered with refuse.. The greater proportion of this deposit was of vegetable substance; cornstalks, husks, tassels, and cobs,...


Perishable: Cedar Coil AMNH 29.0/7675 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373603] Laurie Webster.

Cedar Coil, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7675. Morris FS 1268. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coil of cedar bark wrapped in yucca. Image: AMNH 29.0/7675A: coil of cedar bark. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The floor was covered with refuse.. The greater proportion of this deposit was of vegetable substance; cornstalks, husks, tassels, and cobs, cedarbark, splinters of the same...


Perishable: Coiled Basket, AMNH 29.0/7725 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373623] Laurie Webster.

Coiled Basket, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7725. Morris FS 1318. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coiled basket base of sumac and yucca, 2 rod and bundle/welt, stacked. Images: AMNH 29.0/7725A basket base, center missing. AMNH 29.0/7725B: detail showing z-twisted bundle. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The floor was covered with refuse.. The greater proportion of this deposit was...


Perishable: Cordage Band AMNH 29.0/7730 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373626] Laurie Webster.

Cordage Band, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7730. Morris FS 1323. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Yucca cordage band with braided strap, oblique interlacing and overhand knots. Images: AMNH 29.0/7730A: cordage band with braided strap. AMNH 29.0/7730B: cordage band with braided strap, curled up. AMNH 29.0/7730C: close-up of double braided strap. AMNH 29.0/7730D: close-up of joined band and strap, one end. AMNH 29.0/7730E: close-up of joined band and strap, other end. AMNH 29.0/7730F: close-up of...


Perishable: Cornhusk Basket AMNH 29.0-7715 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373614] Laurie Webster.

Cornhusk Basket, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7715. Morris FS 1308. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Openwork basket with cornhusk lining, and knotted, twisted, yucca network. Images: AMNH 29.0-7715A: flattened cornhusk-lined basket, upper face. AMNH 29.0-7715B: lower face. AMNH 29.0-7715C: close-up of yucca network. AMNH 29.0-7715D: close-up of base. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as...


Perishable: Cornhusk Basket AMNH 29.0-7716 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373615] Laurie Webster.

Cornhusk Basket, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7716. Morris FS 1309. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Openwork basket with cornhusk lining, and knotted, twisted, yucca network. Images: AMNH 29.0-7716A:cornhusk basket, top view. AMNH 29.0-7716B: cornhusk basket, side view showing wrapped yucca elements. AMNH 29.0-7716C: cornhusk basket base. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The...


Perishable: Cornhusk Basket AMNH 29.0-7717 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373616] Laurie Webster.

Cornhusk Basket, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7717. Morris FS 1310. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Openwork basket with cornhusk lining, and knotted, twisted, yucca network. Images: AMNH 29.0-7717A: cornhusk basket with oval base, lower face. AMNH 29.0-7717B: cornhusk basket, close-up. AMNH 29.0-7717C: upper face showing yucca network. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The...


Perishable: Cornhusk Basket AMNH 29.0-7718 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373617] Laurie Webster.

Cornhusk Basket, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7718. Morris FS 1311. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Openwork basket with cornhusk lining, and knotted, twisted, yucca network. Images: AMNH 29.0-7718A: flattened cornhusk basket. AMNH 29.0-7718B: view of possible rim finish. AMNH 29.0-7718C: close-up of yucca wrapping. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The floor was covered with...


Perishable: Cornhusk Container AMNH 29.0/7714 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373613] Laurie Webster.

Cornhusk Container, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7714. Morris FS 1307. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Cornhusk container with knotted, twisted, yucca framework. Images: AMNH 29.0/7714A: cornhusk container. AMNH 29.0/7714B: cornhusk container, other face. AMNH 29.0/7714C: detail of base. AMNH 29.0/7714D: detail of yucca wrapping 1. AMNH 29.0/7714E: detail of yucca wrapping 2. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time...


Perishable: Cotton Bag AMNH 29.0/7626 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373571] Laurie Webster.

Cotton Bag, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7626. Morris FS 1219. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Small, plain-weave, cotton bag with yucca leaf stitching. Images: AMNH 29.0/7626A: small plain-weave cotton bag. AMNH 29.0/7626B: detail of yucca-leaf stitching. AMNH 29.0/7626C: close-up of end showing yucca-leaf stitching. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The floor was covered with...


Perishable: Cotton Cloth AMNH 29.0-7608 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373553] Laurie Webster.

Cotton Cloth, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7608. Morris FS 1201. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. 1/1 plain weave, seamed, cotton fabric fragment. Image: AMNH 29.0-760A: plain-weave cotton cloth with seam. AMNH 29.0-7608B: close-up. AMNH 29.0-7608C: close-up of seam showing running stitches and overcasting. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The floor was covered with refuse.. The...


Perishable: Cotton Cloth AMNH 29.0-7609 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373554] Laurie Webster.

Cotton Cloth, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog # 7609. Morris FS 1202. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Fragment of 1/1 plain weave, cotton cloth. Images: AMNH 29.0-7609A: fragment of cotton plain-weave cloth. AMNH 29.0-7609B: fragment of cotton plain-weave cloth, close-up. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The floor was covered with refuse.. The greater proportion of this deposit was...


Perishable: Cotton Cloth AMNH 29.0-7612 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373555] Laurie Webster.

Cotton Cloth, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7612. Morris FS 1205 . Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Fragment of 1/1 plain weave, hemmed, cotton cloth. Images: AMNH 29.0-7612A: rectangular piece of plain-weave cotton cloth, hemmed at one end. AMNH 29.0-7612B: overcasting at one end. AMNH 29.0-7612C: detail of overcasting at one end. AMNH 29.0-7612D: close-up of overcasting. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of...


Perishable: Cotton Cloth AMNH 29.0-7613 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373556] Laurie Webster.

Cotton Cloth, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7613. Morris FS 1206. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Fragment of 1/1 plain weave cotton cloth. Image: AMNH 29.0-7613A: cotton plain-weave cloth, now black. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 48, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 48 at the time of excavation is as follows. “The floor was covered with refuse.. The greater proportion of this deposit was of vegetable substance; cornstalks, husks, tassels, and cobs,...

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