Ceramic: Corrugated gray, jar, AZRU8-2096
Creator(s): Lori Reed
Corrugated gray, jar, Accession AZRU-00008 Catalog #2096. Morris FS 5068. CULTURALLY SENSITIVE: NAGPRA ARTIFACT; ACCESS RESTRICTED. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2011. Temper is unknown crushed rock; unknown provenance. Vessel is 60% complete, but rim and neck is missing. Measurements: 6.5 cm orifice diameter, unknown height. Image AZRU8-2096 A: view of exterior base. Image AZRU8-2096 B: top view showing orifice and broken rim. Image AZRU8-2096 C: exterior side view showing corrugations. Recovered from Earl Morris excavation of southeast refuse mound, Burial 104, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of the southeast refuse mount at the time of excavation is as follows. “….[Having] a depth of about 7 feet and composed of sweepings, ashes, animal bones, and sherds.. but generally lacking in architectural debris. There were occasional rock-walled firepits. Sherds in the mound were all of the earlier Chaco complex …burials are extremely rare in all of the refuse heaps.” (Morris 1928:414). 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
Ceramic: Corrugated gray, jar, AZRU8-2096. Lori Reed. 2011. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 374582) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8PC30BH
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
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: 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: 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: 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 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 American Museum of Natural History, New York
Aztec Ruins Collections housed at Hibben Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Aztec Ruins Collections housed at Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, New Mexico
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