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Perishable: Basket Ladle, AMNH 29.1/3219

Creator(s): Laurie Webster

Year: 2006

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Summary

Basket Ladle, Accession AMNH29.1, Catalog #3219. Morris FS 5432. Analyzed by Laurie Webster, 2006. Painted basket ladle or rattle with remnants of red clay coating, 2 rod and welt, grass, yucca, willow or sumac. Images: AMNH 29.1/3219A: basket ladle with remnants of red clay coating. AMNH 29.1/3219B: detail showing remnants of red clay coating. AMNH 29.1/3219C: underside. Recovered from Earl Morris' excavation of Room 189, Lower Level, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 189 at the time of excavation is as follows. He noted that Room 189 “contained the largest quantity of perishable objects from the Chaco period that have to date been taken from any chamber in the western half of the pueblo. [Later occupants] laid down a 1 to 3 inch floor of adobe upon the earlier refuse and a bin was built up in the northwest corner” (Morris1928:371). 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

Perishable: Basket Ladle, AMNH 29.1/3219. Laurie Webster. 2006 ( tDAR id: 374619) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8ZG6QS0





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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 ; Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, NM

Principal Investigator(s): Laurie Webster

Repository(s): Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, NM ; American Museum of Natural History, New York City, NY


Notes

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.

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.


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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amnh-29-1-3219c.jpg 217.44kb Jan 30, 2012 7:38:58 AM Public
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