Perishable: Coiled Baskets AMNH 29.0/6878
Creator(s): Laurie Webster
Coiled Baskets, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #6878. Morris FS 487. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE: NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Coiled basket fragments, 3 rod, bunched, double coiled, some with native repairs. Images: AMNH 29.0/6878A: coiled basket fragments with native repairs. AMNH 29.0/6878B: coiled basket fragments, left, fine weave, right, coarser weave. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 37, Grave 10, Aztec West Ruin. Morris (1928:297) indicates that “upon the upper floor in Room 37 was a thin stratum of drift sand, then charcoal from the burned ceiling. A black-on-white bowl (29.0-6890) was inverted at the center of the floor, 10 feet from the south wall. A small red bowl with an animal's head in relief on one side (29.0-6889) was broken and scattered across the north end of the room and into the door into Room 41. In a cavity in the north wall was the head of an animal or bird effigy pot (29.0-6982). Burials Nos. 10 and 11 were on the upper floor at the north end of the room. The 1 foot 10 inch space between the floors was filled mostly with fallen wall material, among which were found an archaic bowl (29.0-6891) and a trough-shaped metate (29.0-6910).”
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.
Also see: Earl Morris, 1924, Burials in the Aztec Ruin, Volume XXVI, Part III, Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Cite this Record
Perishable: Coiled Baskets AMNH 29.0/6878. Laurie Webster. 2006. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 374332) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8610ZFS
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): Lori Reed
Principal Investigator(s): Laurie Webster
Aztec Ruins National Monument Accession Number(s): AMNH 29.0
Rights & Attribution: Artifact is classified as a NAGPRA item; access to the image(s) is restricted. Researchers may consult with the American Museum of Natural History and the National Park Service Aztec Ruins National Monument for permission to view image(s).
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: 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.
Rights & Attribution: High resolution images of the item are archived and available to researchers through the National Park Service, Aztec Ruins National Monument.
Original Items: American Museum of Natural History, New York, and NPS, Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, New Mexico
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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