Ceramic: Mancos/McElmo Black-on-white, bowl, AZRU1-999
Creator(s): Lori Reed
Mancos/McElmo Black-on-white, bowl, Accession AZRU-00001 Catalog #999, Morris FS 5343. Analyzed by Lori Reed 2011. Temper not examined; not visible. Vessel is 100% complete with 20% reconstruction with unknown adhesive. Measurements: 27.8 cm diameter, 15 cm height. Image AZRU1-999 A: side view showing shape of bowl (with flash). Image AZRU1-999 B: side view showing shape of bowl. Image AZRU1-999 C: view of handle showing cordage through repair holes. Image AZRU1-999 D: view of other handle - no cordage (note: brown sections including 1 drill hole are plaster reconstruction). Image AZRU1-999 E: closeup view of interior design. Image AZRU1-999 F: view of painted design and cordage. Image AZRU1-999 G: interior view of bowl showing painted design. Image AZRU1-999 H: interior view of bowl showing painted design. Image AZRU1-999 I: view of exterior base. Recovered from Earl Morris excavation of Room 189 lower level, Aztec West Ruin. Earl Morris’ description of Room 189 at the time of excavation is as follows. He noted that Room 189 “contained the largest quantity of perishable objects from the Chaco period that have to date been taken from any chamber in the western half of the pueblo. [Later occupants] laid down a 1 to 3 inch floor of adobe upon the earlier refuse and a bin was built up in the northwest corner” (Morris1928:371). 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/McElmo Black-on-white, bowl, AZRU1-999. Lori Reed. 2011. Aztec Ruins National Monument ( tDAR id: 374680) ; doi:10.6067/XCV87D2SF6
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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