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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