Ceramic: Mancos Black-on-white, flat bottom bowl, AZRU1-988
Creator(s): Lori Reed
Mancos Black-on-white (Dogoszhi style), flat bottom bowl, Accession AZRU-00001 Catalog #988. Morris FS 5347. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2011. Exterior surface is basket impressed; bowl was constructed in a basket. Temper is sherd and granular igneous rock suggesting manufacture in the Middle San Juan region. Vessel is 100% complete with 50% reconstructed with unknown plaster material. Measurements: 20.3 cm diameter, 14.8 cm height. Image AZRU1-988 A: exterior view showing basket impressions. Image AZRU1-988 B: exterior view showing basket impressions (with flash). Image AZRU1-988 C: interior view showing painted design. Image AZRU1-988 D: closeup of interior design. Image AZRU1-988 E: closeup of interior design. Image AZRU1-988 F: interior view of design. Image AZRU1-988 G: interior view of design. Recovered from Earl Morris excavation of refuse below Room 14, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 14 at the time of excavation is as follows. “Room 14 seemed to have been used very little. On the relatively clean floor were a double sandstone mortar and a handful of sherds 'and animal bones. The walls of the tier of rooms just enumerated had fallen to the extent that there remained no indications of the doorways which once gave access to them.” (Morris 1928:290) 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: Mancos Black-on-white, flat bottom bowl, AZRU1-988. Lori Reed. 2011. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 374677) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8XK8CKT
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
General Note: 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.
General Note: High resolution images of the item are archived and available to researchers through the National Park Service, 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 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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