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Ceramic: Mancos Black-on-white, flat bottom bowl, AZRU1-988

Creator(s): Lori Reed

Year: 2011

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Summary

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





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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

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.


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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azru1-988-b.jpg 184.19kb Jan 26, 2012 8:04:00 AM Public
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azru1-988-e.jpg 177.05kb Jan 26, 2012 8:04:33 AM Public
azru1-988-f.jpg 150.23kb Jan 26, 2012 8:04:40 AM Public
azru1-988-g.jpg 172.51kb Jan 26, 2012 8:04:50 AM Public
azru1-988-a.jpg 191.93kb Jan 25, 2012 8:44:01 AM Public
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