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#3640, Style III Bowl from Mattocks

Year: 2012

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This Bowl is an example of Style III from the Mattocks site, a Mimbres village in the middle Mimbres Valley, in Grants County, southwestern New Mexico. Mattocks was occupied during the Late Pithouse and Classic Mimbres periods (ca. AD 550-1130). It has eight Classic roomblocks with a total of about 180 rooms. Mattocks was partly excavated by Paul Nesbitt (Logan Museum, Beloit College) in 1929. Then, in the 1970s, it was a key focus of research by the Mimbres Foundation (LeBlanc 1983: Chapter 8,, and much of the material from that work is at the Maxwell Museum, University of New Mexico. Archaeology Southwest now has the easement for the Mattocks site in perpetuity.

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#3640, Style III Bowl from Mattocks. 2012 ( tDAR id: 382100) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8MW2GX2


Mimbres Mogollon


Site Name

Investigation Types
Collections Research


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 550 to 1150

Spatial Coverage

min long: -107.975; min lat: 32.829 ; max long: -107.954; max lat: 32.854 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

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

Sponsor(s): Arizona State University (ASU)


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Additional Metadata

mimpidd_id: 3640

tDAR_ID: 382100


owner: Logan Museum of Anthropology

Museum Number: 16109

Site Name: Mattocks

Within Site: burial 58

Vessel Form: Bowl

condition: Kill hole filled?, Reconstructed

Wear: Moderate

Kill Hole: Indeterminate

Rim Diameter: 20

Height: 10

Max Diameter: 00

Color Scheme: B/W

Temporal Style: Style III

Temporal Style Basis: multiple rim bands

Design Class: Figurative

Layout: 4 sections

Layout Detail: Opposed figures, repeating

Figurative General: Fish

Figurative Specific: Fish indeterminate

Narrow Rim Bands: 9

Wide Rim Bands: 2

Black/White Filename: 140890008

Black/White Directory: 14089

Color Filename: MA3640

Color Image Directory: MA3500

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
140890008.tif 51.17mb Mar 1, 2013 4:50:49 PM Public
ma3640.tif 9.88mb Mar 1, 2013 4:50:58 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