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Aztec West Ruin: Ceramic and Perishable Artifacts from the 1984 West Ruin Accession 61 Excavation Project

PROJECT [ID: 368170] Uploaded by: Lori Reed

This project includes images of ceramic and perishable artifacts from Accession AZRU-61 recovered during the 1984 Archeological Investigations for Modifications to West Ruin Drainage project. Excavations associated with the project were under the direction of Jim Trott of the National Park Service, Santa Fe support office. In addition to trench excavations in the Aztec West plaza, several rooms (225, 221, 222, 223, 129, 158(2), 204, 232, and 255) in the north and west wings of the great house...


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...


Perishable: Braided Cloth AMNH 29.0/9442 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374546] Laurie Webster.

Braided Cloth, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9442. Morris FS 2926. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Braided, plain-woven cotton cloth strips. Image: AMNH 29.0/9442A: braided cloth strips. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 139, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 139 at the time of excavation is as follows: “When the writer broke through the veneer of masonry which sealed the north side of the door leading into Room 139 from Room 143, the condition of the ceiling...


Perishable: Carbonized Cloth AMNH 29.0/7461 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373543] Laurie Webster.

Carbonized cloth, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7461. Morris FS 1054. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Scrap of carbonized 1/1 plain weave cotton cloth. Image: AMNH 29.0/7461A: scrap of carbonized plain-weave cotton cloth. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Kiva G, Aztec West Ruin. Morris (1924:213) indicates that “Storm-deposited sandy earth covered the floor of Kiva G to a depth of from 6 inches at the center to 3 feet against the walls. From the south side to the center this material...


Perishable: Carbonized Cloth, AMNH 29.0-7997 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374327] Laurie Webster.

Carbonized Cloth, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7997. Morris FS 1574. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE: NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Box of carbonized cotton, plain and twill weave, fragments. Images: AMNH 29.0-7997A: carbonized cloth fragments in box. AMNH 29.0-7997B: carbonized fragment of plain-weave cloth. AMNH 29.0-7997C: carbonized probable twill-weave cloth. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 41, Grave 16, Aztec West Ruin. Morris (1928:300)...


Perishable: Carbonized Cloth, AMNH 29.0/7995 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374335] Laurie Webster.

Carbonized Cloth, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7995. Morris FS 1572. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE: NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Box of 1/1 plain weave, carbonized cotton cloth fragments. Images: AMNH 29.0/7995A: carbonized cotton plain-weave cloth. AMNH 29.0/7995B: carbonized cotton plain-weave cloth, with flash. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 41, Grave 16, Aztec West Ruin. Morris (1928:300) indicates that “Conditions in Room 41 are given in...


Perishable: Carbonized Fabric and Sandal, AMNH 29.0/6786 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374329] Laurie Webster.

Carbonized Fabric, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #6786. Morris FS 396. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE: NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Carbonized sandal and cotton fabric fragments from child burial. Images: AMNH 29.0/6786_1A: fragments of carbonized cotton 2-1 twill-weave cloth. AMNH 29.0/6786_3B: carbonized twined sandal fragment. AMNH 29.0/6786_1C: close-up of seamed piece of cloth. AMNH 29.0/6786_1D: close-up of another seamed piece of cloth. Recovered from Earl...


Perishable: Carbonized Fabric fused to Mat, AMNH 29.0/6787 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374330] Laurie Webster.

Carbonized Fabric fused to Mat, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #6787. Morris FS 397. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE: NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Carbonized cotton fused to matting. Measurements: Images: AMNH 29.0/6787_1A: carbonized cotton 2-1 (probably) twill cloth fused to 2-2 matting. AMNH 29.0/6787_1B: close-up. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Kiva D, Child Burial, Aztec West Ruin. Morris describes Kiva D as having “been burned before its original...


Perishable: Carbonized Fabric, AMNH 29.0-7075 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374334] Laurie Webster.

Carbonized Fabric, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7075. Morris FS 675. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE: NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Carbonized cotton fabric fragments, 1/1 plain weave. Image: AMNH 29.0-7075A: fragments of carbonized cotton plain-weave cloth. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 45, Grave 12, Aztec West Ruin. Morris (1928:302) indicates that “Moist, well-solidified refuse covered the floor of Room 45 to a depth of 8 feet. In it were many...


Perishable: Carbonized Fabric, AMNH 29.0/6788.1 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374331] Laurie Webster.

Carbonized Fabric, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #6788. Morris FS 398. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE: NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Cotton twill fabric fused to matting. Images: AMNH 29.0/6788_1A: carbonized cotton twill (probably)-weave cloth fused to matting, on plaster base. AMNH 29.0/6788_1B: close-up of carbonized cotton cloth on plaster base 1. AMNH 29.0/6788_1C: close-up of carbonized cotton cloth on plaster base 2. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of...


Perishable: Carbonized Yarn, AMNH 29.0/7996 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374336] Laurie Webster.

Carbonized Yarn, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7996. Morris FS 1573. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE: NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Carbonized cotton yarn, plied, 2Z-S weave. Image: AMNH 29.0/7996A: carbonized cotton yarn. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 41, Grave 16, Aztec West Ruin. Morris (1928:300) indicates that “Conditions in Room 41 are given in the description of Burial 16.1 (see Morris 1924:155). The conflagration which so badly damaged...


Perishable: Cordage AMNH 29.0/8629 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374508] Laurie Webster.

Cordage, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #8629. Morris FS 2120. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Description. Measurements: Images: AMNH 29.0/8629A: apocynum or yucca cordage. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 78, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 78 at the time of excavation is as follows. “About three-fourths of a cord of cedar splints such as were used in the construction of ceilings had been left in Room 78, covering the entire area of the chamber, but deepest...


Perishable: Cordage AMNH 29.0/9495 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374601] Laurie Webster.

Cordage, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9495. Morris FS 2979. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Plied, wrapped, knotted yucca and turkey-feather cordage, square knot, 2S-Z. Image: AMNH 29.0/9495A: feather cordage tied in square knot. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 139, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 139 at the time of excavation is as follows: “When the writer broke through the veneer of masonry which sealed the north side of the door leading into Room 139...


Perishable: Cordage AMNH 29.0/9717 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374613] Laurie Webster.

Cordage, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9717. Morris FS 3202. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Hide-wrapped yucca cordage, 2S-Z, wrapped S-wise. Image: AMNH 29.0/9717A: hide-wrapped cordage. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 138, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 138 at the time of excavation is as follows: “On the floor of Room 138 was a film of refuse containing Chaco potsherds…Thence upward, mixed with dust, wall wreckage, and rubbish from a deposit which had...


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: Cordage Object AMNH 29.0/9664 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374427] Laurie Webster.

Cordage Object, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9664. Morris FS 3149. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE, NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Fine yucca cordage tied to yucca strip, square, overhand 2(2Z-S)Z structure. Image: AMNH 29.0/9664A: fine yucca cordage tied to yucca strip. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 141, Grave 29, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 141 at the time of excavation is as follows. “Neither floor nor ceiling of Room 141...


Perishable: Cordage with Adobe AMNH 29.0/9623 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 374609] Laurie Webster.

Cordage with Adobe, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #9623. Morris FS 3108. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Plied, wrapped yucca and turkey-feather cordage threaded through adobe piece. Image: AMNH 29.0/9623A: adobe threaded with quill-wrapped cordage. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room139, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 139 at the time of excavation is as follows: “When the writer broke through the veneer of masonry which sealed the north side of the door leading...


Perishable: Corn Leaf Coil AZRU8-2877 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373968] Laurie Webster.

Corn Leaf Coil, Accession AZRU-00008, Catalog #2877. Morris FS 3746. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with yucca strips tied in 2 square knots. Measurements: D 18.0 (ext), 6.0 (int) CM. Image: AZRU8-2877 A: coil of corn leaves or husks wrapped crosswise with yucca strips. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 147, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 147 at the time of excavation is as follows: “the immediate floor covering was a...


Perishable: Corn Leaf Coil AZRU8-2878 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373969] Laurie Webster.

Corn Leaf Coil, Accession AZRU-00008, Catalog #2878. Morris FS 5349. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with yucca strips tied in square knots. Measurements: D 17.0 (ext), 8.0 (int) CM. Image: AZRU8-2878 A: coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with yucca strips. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 181, Aztec West Ruin. Morris described Room 181 as having a “considerable deposit of refuse…[continuing] well above the level of the third story…[Of...


Perishable: Corn Leaf Coil AZRU8-2879 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373970] Laurie Webster.

Corn Leaf Coil, Accession AZRU-00008, Catalog #2879. Morris FS 5350. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with yucca cordage and yucca strips tied in square knots. Measurements: D 14.0 (ext), 6.0 (int) CM. Images: AZRU8-2879 A: coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with 2z-S and 3s-Z yucca cordage and yucca strips. AZRU8-2879 B: other face. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 181, Aztec West Ruin. Morris described Room 181 as having a...


Perishable: Corn Leaf Coil AZRU8-2880 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373971] Laurie Webster.

Corn Leaf Coil, Accession AZRU-00008, Catalog #2880. Morris FS 3692. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with same. No center opening. Measurements: D 15.5 CM. Image: AZRU8-2880 A: coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with same. No center opening. AZRU8-2880 B: other face. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 136-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 136-2 at the time of excavation is as follows: “A great quantity of Mesa Verde...


Perishable: Corn Leaf Coil AZRU8-2881 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373972] Laurie Webster.

Corn Leaf Coil, Accession AZRU-00008, Catalog #2881. Morris FS 3693. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with same. No center opening. Measurements: D 15.5 CM. Image: AZRU8-2881 coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with same. No center opening. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room136-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 136-2 at the time of excavation is as follows: “A great quantity of Mesa Verde refuse had been cast into Room...


Perishable: Corn Leaf Coil AZRU8-2882 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373973] Laurie Webster.

Corn Leaf Coil, Accession AZRU-00008, Catalog #2882. Morris FS 3694. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with strips of corn leaves and cornhusks. Measurements: D 14.5 (EXT), 7.5 (INT) CM. Image: AZRU8-2882 A: coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with same and corn husk. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 136-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 136-2 at the time of excavation is as follows: “A great quantity of Mesa Verde...


Perishable: Corn Leaf Coil AZRU8-2883 (2006)

IMAGE [ID: 373974] Laurie Webster.

Corn Leaf Coil, Accession AZRU-00008, Catalog #2883. Morris FS 3697. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with strips of same. Irregular shape. Measurements: D 10.0 (ext) 6.0 (int) CM. Image: AZRU8-2883 A: small coil of corn leaves wrapped crosswise with strips of same. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room136-2, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 136-2 at the time of excavation is as follows: “A great quantity of Mesa Verde refuse...

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