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#3715, Not Mimbres series Unknown from Mattocks

Year: 2012

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This vessel is an example of Not Mimbres series 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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#3715, Not Mimbres series Unknown from Mattocks. 2012 ( tDAR id: 382176) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8T43SWH


Mimbres Mogollon


Site Name

Investigation Types
Collections Research


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 550 to 1150

Spatial Coverage

min long: -107.975; min lat: 32.831 ; max long: -107.952; max lat: 32.865 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

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

Sponsor(s): Arizona State University (ASU)


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Additional Metadata

mimpidd_id: 3715

tDAR_ID: 382176


owner: Logan Museum of Anthropology

Museum Number: 16170

Site Name: Mattocks

Within Site: burial 31

Rim Diameter: 30

Height: 16

Max Diameter: 00

Temporal Style: Not Mimbres series

Black/White Filename: 141050003

Black/White Directory: 14105

Color Filename: MA3715

Color Image Directory: MA3500

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
141050003.tif 59.35mb Mar 1, 2013 5:16:48 PM Public
ma3715.tif 10.10mb Mar 1, 2013 5:16:56 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