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Cibola Animas Variety PII/III black-on-white miniature jar (Other Keyword)

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

PROJECT

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...


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

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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...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America