Perishable: Cornhusk Container AMNH 29.0/5314
Creator(s): Laurie Webster
Cornhusk Container, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #5314. Morris FS 65. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Cornhusk container with yucca framework. Images: AMNH 29.0/5314A: ball-shaped cornhusk container. AMNH 29.0/5314B: side view showing recess and yucca wrapping. AMNH 29.0/5314C: side view. AMNH 29.0/5314D: underside showing vertically wrapped (L), knotted (center), and linked (R) elements. AMNH 29.0/5314E: close-up of wrapped and knotted elements at upper edge. AMNH 29./-5314F: close-up of wrapped elements at upper edge. AMNH 29.0/5314G: view inside recess. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room122-2, Aztec West Ruin.
Cite this Record
Perishable: Cornhusk Container AMNH 29.0/5314. Laurie Webster. 2006. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 373442) ; doi:10.6067/XCV81R6NS3
Aztec Ruins, West Ruin
Calendar Date: 1110 to 1140 (Late Chacoan)
Calendar Date: 1140 to 1280 (Post-Chacoan)
min long: -108.038; min lat: 36.803 ; max long: -107.955; max lat: 36.861 ;
Individual & Institutional Roles
Principal Investigator(s): Laurie Webster
Repository(s): American Museum of Natural History, New York City, NY
American Museum of Natural History(s): AMNH 29.0
Rights & Attribution: Artifact was collected from Aztec West Ruin excavations by Earl Morris between 1916 and 1922. Morris' excavations were sponsored and funded by the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Rights & Attribution: High resolution images of the item are archived and available to researchers through the National Park Service, Aztec Ruins National Monument.
Rights & Attribution: Publication or use of the image is restricted; permission may be obtained through consultation with American Museum of Natural History and Aztec Ruins National Monument.
Original Item: American Museum of Natural History, New York
Image: NPS, Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, New Mexico
Related Comparative Collections
Aztec Ruins Collections housed at Hibben Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Aztec Ruins Collections housed at American Museum of Natural History, New York
Aztec Ruins Collections housed at Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, New Mexico
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