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#125, Style III Bowl from Galaz

Year: 2012

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Summary

This Bowl is an example of Style III from the Galaz Ruin site. Galaz ruin (sometimes known as Galaz Ruin) is a Mimbres village in Grants County, southwestern New Mexico, occupied from A.D. 550 to 1350. Galaz was one of the largest villages occupied during Mimbres Classic times (A.D. 1000-1130), and it also contained numerous pithouses and a Postclassic settlement, as well as a large assemblage of ceramics, lithics, and faunal material. Originally excavated in the 1920s and 1930s by the Southwest Museum of Los Angeles and the University of Minnesota, it became a point of controversy regarding looting in the 1970s and was eventually bulldozed out of existence. Before Galaz was destroyed in the 1970s, the Mimbres Foundation conducted extensive excavations and produced a comprehensive report (Anyon and LeBlanc 1984, http://library.lib.asu.edu/record=b2037447~S3).


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Cite this Record

#125, Style III Bowl from Galaz. 2012 ( tDAR id: 381929) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8QJ7H2V





Keywords

Culture
Mimbres Mogollon

Material
Ceramic

Site Name
Galaz

Investigation Types
Collections Research

General
MimPIDD


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 550 to 1150


Spatial Coverage

min long: -107.942; min lat: 32.776 ; max long: -107.903; max lat: 32.809 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Michelle Hegmon ; Steven A. Leblanc

Sponsor(s): Arizona State University (ASU)


Notes

General Note: A large number of the MimPIDD images are public. However, some information and some images are private and are accessible only to researchers who are approved by the MimPIDD board. To request access to the professional version of MimPIDD, please read the PDF "Ethics and Permission to Access MimPIDD," found in tDAR (http://core.tdar.org/document/381421). Email questions to MimPIDD@asu.edu.


Additional Metadata

mimpidd_id: 125

tDAR_ID: 381929

tDAR_Status: PUBLIC

owner: Arizona State Museum

Museum Number: GP6505

Site Name: Galaz

Vessel Form: Bowl

condition: Reconstructed

Wear: Light

Kill Hole: Present

Kill Hole Form: Out-in

Rim Diameter: 18

Height: 12

Color Scheme: B/W

Temporal Style: Style III

Temporal Style Basis: other

Design Class: Geometric

Layout: Rimwall

Layout Detail: Continuous, Negative, Open center, repeating

Geometric General: Angular

Geometric Specific: Stepped triangle

Black/White Filename: 141220125

Black/White Directory: 14122

Color Filename: MA125

Color Image Directory: MA001

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
141220125.tif 26.45mb Mar 1, 2013 4:13:23 PM Public
ma125.tif 8.09mb Mar 1, 2013 4:13:27 PM Public
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America