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Perishable: Hair Ornament, AMNH 29.0/7074

Creator(s): Laurie Webster

Year: 2006

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Summary

Hair Ornament, Accession AMNH29.0, Catalog #7074. Morris FS : 674. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE: NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Wrapped animal hair ornament or altar tassel. Image: AMNH 29.0/7074A: ornament or altar tassel. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 45, Grave 12, Aztec West Ruin. Morris (1928:302) indicates that “Moist, well-solidified refuse covered the floor of Room 45 to a depth of 8 feet. In it were many animal bones and sherds and a few specimens worth cataloguing (a mammal bone scraper, mammal bone awl, two bird bone awls, and potsherds, (29.0-7076-7080). Burial No. 12 was in the southwest corner above the refuse. The ceiling had broken and sagged down upon the refuse at the center of the room, and most of it had been burned.” 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: Hair Ornament, AMNH 29.0/7074. Laurie Webster. 2006 ( tDAR id: 374333) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8WM1BQ9


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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1110 to 1140 (Late Chacoan)

Calendar Date: 1140 to 1280 (Post-Chacoan)


Spatial Coverage

min long: -108.038; min lat: 36.803 ; max long: -107.955; max lat: 36.861 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Lori Reed

Contributor(s): Gary Brown ; Anne Grulich

Principal Investigator(s): Laurie Webster


Record Identifiers

Aztec Ruins National Monument Accession Number(s): AMNH 29.0

Notes

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.


Source Collections

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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Contact(s): Lori Reed

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America