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An aboriginal salt mine at Camp Verde, Arizona (1928)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Earl Halstead Morris.

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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...

Cosmology in the New World
PROJECT Santa Fe Institute.

This project consists of articles written by members of Santa Fe Institute’s cosmology research group. Overall, the goal of this group is to understand the larger relationships between cosmology and society through a theoretically open-ended, comparative examination of the ancient American Southwest, Southeast, and Mesoamerica.

Perishable: Cedar-bark Torch AMNH 29.0/5337 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Cedar-bark Torch, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #5337. Morris FS 87. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Wrapped cedar-bark brush or torch. Image: AMNH 29.0/5337 A: cedar-bark brush or torch. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room122-2, Aztec West Ruin. Morris (1928:357) indicates that “Room 122-2 is situated above Room 112. Refuse, more than half of its bulk composed of vegetable and other perishable substances, had been thrown in through the door connecting with the room above Room 110,...

The Storm God, Feathered Serpents, and Possible Rulers at Teotihuacan (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text George Cowgill.

In this paper, George Cowgill focuses on how Mesoamericans used worldviews and ideologies in sociopolitical ways. More specifically, Cowgill argues that specific sociopolitical ideologies arise when there is a shared worldview.