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Ceramic: Mesa Verde Black-on-white bowl AZRU1-842

Creator(s): Lori Reed

Year: 2011

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Summary

Mesa Verde Black-on-white bowl, Accession AZRU-00001 Catalog #842. Morris FS 3772. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2011. 100% complete with 20% plaster type material restoration. Measurements: 22.8 x 19.5 cm diameter (warped), 9.5 cm height. Image AZRU1-842 A: bowl exterior view with flash. Image AZRU1-842 B: bowl exterior view. Image AZRU1-842 C: bowl exterior view. Image AZRU1-842 D: bowl exterior view. Image AZRU1-842 E: bowl interior view. Image AZRU1-842 F: bowl interior view. Image AZRU1-842 G: closeup of interior design. Image AZRU1-842 H: view of heavily worn exterior base. Recovered from Earl Morris excavation of Room 145, upper floor, Aztec West Ruin. Morris’ description of Room 145 states: “The floor of Room 145 was black from long use. In the center was a fire pit…excavated into clean sand…The lowest stratum of the fill was refuse with artifacts that included a copper bell. The surface of the deposit had been smoothed and an adobe floor laid upon it. In the center thereof was a circular fire pit, slightly smaller than the one directly beneath it, and midway between this one and the northeast corner was another, walled with cobblestones” (Morris 1928:393).

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: Mesa Verde Black-on-white bowl AZRU1-842. Lori Reed. 2011. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 374650) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8XG9Q7P





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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): Gary Brown

Contributor(s): Anne Grulich ; Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, NM

Principal Investigator(s): Lori Reed

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: 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.


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

File Information

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