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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...


Ceramic: McElmo Black-on-white, bowl fragment, AMNH 29.0/8887 (2004)
IMAGE Lori Reed.

McElmo Black-on-white, bowl fragment, Accession 29.0, Catalog #8887. Morris FS 2381. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2004. Temper is granular igneous rock indicating local production at Aztec. Fragment is about 30% of bowl. Measurements: 28 cm orifice diameter (estimate); unknown height. Image AMNH 29.0/8887: view of interior showing design. Recovered from Earl Morris excavation of Room 115, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 115 at the time of excavation is as follows: “Upon the floor of...


Perishable: Coiled Basket AMNH 29.0/8859 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster. Laurie Webster.

Coiled Basket, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog # 8859. Morris FS 2349. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coiled basket base, 2 rod and welt/bundle, stacked. Images: AMNH 29.0/8859A basket base. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 115, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 115 at the time of excavation is as follows: “Upon the floor of Room 115 were quantities of gypsum and a gray shaly clay, probably materials used in pottery making…The next element of the fill was...


Perishable: Coiled Basket AMNH 29.0/8861 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Coiled Basket, Accession AMNH 29.0, Catalog #8861. Morris FS 2351. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coiled sumac one-rod basket. Image: AMNH 29.0/8861 A: one-rod basket. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 115, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 115 at the time of excavation is as follows: “Upon the floor of Room 115 were quantities of gypsum and a gray shaly clay, probably materials used in pottery making…The next element of the fill was refuse…The greater depth in...


Perishable: Cotton Cloth AMNH 29.0/8857 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Cotton Cloth, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8857. Morris FS 2347. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Fragment of 1/1 plain weave cotton cloth. Image: AMNH 29.0/8857A: narrow strip of plain-weave cotton cloth with intact end selvage. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 115, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 115 at the time of excavation is as follows: “Upon the floor of Room 115 were quantities of gypsum and a gray shaly clay, probably materials used in pottery...


Perishable: Plaited Bag AMNH 29.0/8852 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Plaited Bag, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8852. Morris FS 2342. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Half of a plaited rush bag with tapered mouth filled with corn tassels. Image: AMNH 29.0/8852A: half of plaited rush bag filled with corn tassels. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 115, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 115 at the time of excavation is as follows: “Upon the floor of Room 115 were quantities of gypsum and a gray shaly clay, probably materials used in...


Perishable: Plaited Sandal AMNH 29.0/8853 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Plaited Sandal, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8853. Morris FS 2343. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Heel and fragments of a 1/1 oblique plaited yucca leaf sandal. Image: AMNH 29.0/8853A: square heel and isolated fragments of a 1-1 plaited sandal. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 115 , Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 115 at the time of excavation is as follows: “Upon the floor of Room 115 were quantities of gypsum and a gray shaly clay, probably materials used in...


Perishable: Plaited Sandal AMNH 29.0/8854 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Plaited Sandal, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8854. Morris FS 2344. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Child's or miniature plaited sandal, irregular weave, 1/1 oblique plaiting, yucca leaf. Images: AMNH 29.0/8854A: child's or miniature plaited sandal of irregular weave, upper face. AMNH 29.0/8854B: child's or miniature plaited sandal of irregular weave, lower face. AMNH 29.0/8854C: coarse plaited sandal, heel end. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 115, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’...


Perishable: Plaited Sandal and Wood Form AMNH 29.0/8855 and 8881 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Plaited Sandal and Wood Form, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8855. Morris FS 2345. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Wood sandal form (#8881) and plaited sandal (#8855) with 2/2 twill and transposed, floated elements, decorative weave and raised zigzag design. Images: AMNH 29.0/8855_8881A: plaited sandal and sandal form. AMNH 29.0/8855B: upper face of plaited sandal (right) and 8881, wooden sandal form (left). AMNH 29.0/8855C: plaited sandal, underneath 8881, wooden sandal form. AMNH 29.0/8855D:...


Perishable: Tumpband AMNH 29.0/8849 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Tumpband, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8849. Morris FS 2339. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Fragment of sewn, threaded, yucca leaf and yucca fiber tumpband. Images: AMNH 29.0/8849A: fragment of yucca-leaf tumpband. AMNH 29.0/8849B: fragment of yucca-leaf tumpband, other face. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of , Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 115 at the time of excavation is as follows: “Upon the floor of Room 115 were quantities of gypsum and a gray shaly clay,...


Perishable: Twined Sandal AMNH 29.0/8856 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Twined Sandal, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8856. Morris FS 2346. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Decorated, twined sandal, 2-STRAND TWINING (S), yucca. Images: AMNH 29.0/8856A: toe fragment of decorated twined sandal, upper face. AMNH 29.0/8856B: toe fragment of decorated twined sandal, lower face. AMNH 29.0/8856C: close-up of design, upper face. AMNH 29.0/8856D: close-up of toe end showing remnants of toe loops, lower face. AMNH 29.0/8856E: close-up of toe end showing remnants of toe...


Perishable: Wood Coil AMNH 29.0/8860 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Wood Coil, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8860. Morris FS 2350. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Probable basket, willow wood coil with yucca cordage, figure-8 stitch and wrap. Image: AMNH 29.0/8860A: coiled wooden ring wrapped with cordage. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 115, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 115 at the time of excavation is as follows: “Upon the floor of Room 115 were quantities of gypsum and a gray shaly clay, probably materials used in pottery...


Perishable: Yucca Chain AMNH 29.0/8833 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Yucca Chain, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8833 . Morris FS 2323. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Knotted, yucca-leaf chain. Image: AMNH 29.0/8833A: yucca chain. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 115, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 115 at the time of excavation is as follows: “Upon the floor of Room 115 were quantities of gypsum and a gray shaly clay, probably materials used in pottery making…The next element of the fill was refuse…The greater depth in the...


Perishable: Yucca Coil AMNH 29.0/8816 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Yucca Coil, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8816. Morris FS 2307. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coiled, wrapped, yucca leaves. Image: AMNH 29.0/8816A: coil of yucca leaves. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of , Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 115 at the time of excavation is as follows: “Upon the floor of Room 115 were quantities of gypsum and a gray shaly clay, probably materials used in pottery making…The next element of the fill was refuse…The greater depth in the...


Perishable: Yucca Coil AMNH 29.0/8827 (2006)
IMAGE Laurie Webster.

Yucca Coil, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8827. Morris FS 2318. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coiled, wrapped, and knotted yucca leaf. Image: AMNH 29.0/8827A: coil of narrowleaf yucca. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 115, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 115 at the time of excavation is as follows: “Upon the floor of Room 115 were quantities of gypsum and a gray shaly clay, probably materials used in pottery making…The next element of the fill was refuse…The...