Ceramic: Painted black-on-white, effigy arm, AZRU-00001/642
Creator(s): Lori Reed
Painted black-on-white, effigy arm with hand/paw (fragmentary), Accession AZRU-00001, Catalog #642, Morris FS 4632. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2006. Temper is medium quartz sand. Paste and slip look nonlocal; probably an item produced in the Chaco Cibola area. Arm fragment probably represents less than 5% of original effigy. Image AZRU1-642 A: side view of effigy arm. Image AZRU1-642 B: anterior or front view of arm showing shape of fingers or claws. Recovered from Earl Morris excavation of Kiva R, Aztec West Ruin. No published description of Kiva R available.
Cite this Record
Ceramic: Painted black-on-white, effigy arm, AZRU-00001/642. Lori Reed. 2006. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 374095) ; doi:10.6067/XCV81C1V6D
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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