Perishable: Wood Billet AZRU8-2607
Creator(s): Laurie Webster
Wood Billet, Accession AZRU-00008, Catalog #2607. Morris FS 5561. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Billet of wood, ends rounded, with crosswise scoring. Measurements: L 13.0, D 5.2 CM Image: AZRU8-2607 A: billet of wood with crosswise cut marks. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room194-2, Aztec West Ruin. Morris described Room 194 as having a “small chamber partitioned off from the original area of Room 194 by the later re-occupants who built a wattle and daub wall. The floor of 194 was tinted red, as were the walls to a height of 2 feet 2 inches. Thence upward the plaster was white, except for series of red triangles pointing upward from the basal zone of the same color. These occurred in groups of three.” (Morris 1928:362)
Reference: Earl Morris, 1928, Notes on Excavations in the Aztec Ruin, Volume XXVI, Part V, Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Cite this Record
Perishable: Wood Billet AZRU8-2607. Laurie Webster. 2006. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 373798) ; doi:10.6067/XCV83B5XH5
Aztec Ruins, West Ruin
Late Chacoan - Post Chacoan Period
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
Contact(s): Gary Brown
Principal Investigator(s): Laurie Webster
Aztec Ruins National Monument Accession Number(s): AZRU-00008
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: Property of American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Image: NPS, Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, New Mexico
Original Item: Housed at 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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