Ceramic: Chaco-McElmo Black-on-white, clam shell bowl, AZRU-00001/992
Creator(s): Lori Reed
Chaco-McElmo Black-on-white, miniature clam shell (bivalve) bowl, Accession AZRU-00001, Catalog #992, Morris FS 4612. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2006. Temper is sand examined on the exterior base surface; bright white washy slip suggests bowl was manufactured in the Chaco Cibola region. Bowl was reconstructed with 75% original fragments and 25% unknown paster material. Measurements: 8 cm orifice diameter, 3.6 cm height. Image AZRU1-992 A: exterior view showing vessel shape. Image AZRU1-992 B: interior view showing bivalve shape. Note: perforation at top of bivalve on left side of image. Recovered from Earl Morris excavation of Kiva R, Aztec West Ruin. No published description of Kiva R available.
Cite this Record
Ceramic: Chaco-McElmo Black-on-white, clam shell bowl, AZRU-00001/992. Lori Reed. 2006. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 374091) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8319TB6
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): Lori Reed
Repository(s): American Museum of Natural History, New York City, NY
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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