Ceramic: McElmo Black-on-white, pitcher reshaped into seed jar, AZRU1-803
Creator(s): Lori Reed
McElmo Black-on-white, pitcher reshaped into seed jar, Accession AZRU-00001 Catalog #803. Morris FS 5235. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2011. Reshaped seed jar is 100% complete, but only 60% or original pitcher form is present after modification. Measurements: 8.2 cm seed jar orifice diameter, 9.8 cm height. Sherd temper suggests nonlocal production in central Mesa Verde region. Image AZRU1-803 A: exterior side view of seed jar. Image AZRU1-803 B: exterior side view of seed jar. Image AZRU1-803 C: exterior view showing broken pitcher handle. Image AZRU1-803 D: top view of seed jar showing reshaped orifice. Recovered from Earl Morris excavation of hill base; no description available for this provenience.
Cite this Record
Ceramic: McElmo Black-on-white, pitcher reshaped into seed jar, AZRU1-803. Lori Reed. 2011. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 374645) ; doi:10.6067/XCV81J986V
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: 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.
|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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