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#2618, Style III Bowl from Swarts

Year: 2012

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Summary

This Bowl is an example of Style III from the Swarts Ruin site. Swarts ruin (sometimes known as Swartz ruin) is a Mimbres village in Grants County, southwestern New Mexico, excavated during the 1920s by H.S. and C.B. Cosgrove. The site dates from about A.D. 950 to 1175 and contained the relatively undisturbed remains of numerous pit houses and several Classic Mimbres roomblocks, as well as a large assemblage of ceramics, lithics, and faunal material. Sometime after the excavations, the site was leveled. Artifacts, photographs and field notes from the Cosgrove excavations are curated in the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University. Swarts is described as an example Mimbres site in Brody?s books on Mimbres pottery (1977, 2002 http://library.lib.asu.edu/record=b4770839~S3). A comprehensive report on the site (Cosgrove and Cosgrove 1932) has recently been reprinted (http://library.lib.asu.edu/record=b4816690~S3).


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Cite this Record

#2618, Style III Bowl from Swarts. 2012 ( tDAR id: 383042) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8XG9R2K





Keywords

Culture
Mimbres Mogollon

Material
Ceramic

Site Name
Swarts

Investigation Types
Collections Research

General
MimPIDD


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 550 to 1150


Spatial Coverage

min long: -107.86; min lat: 32.674 ; max long: -107.825; max lat: 32.708 ;

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: 2618

tDAR_ID: 383042

tDAR_Status: PUBLIC

owner: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

Museum Number: 96221

Site Name: Swarts

Room Number: 108

Field Number of Previous Number: 96221

Vessel Form: Bowl

condition: Reconstructed

Wear: None

Kill Hole: Present

Kill Hole Form: In-out

Rim Diameter: 15

Height: 7

Max Diameter: na

Color Scheme: B/W

Temporal Style: Style III

Temporal Style Basis: other

Design Class: Figurative

Layout: Central figure

Layout Detail: Central figure

Figurative General: Insectoid

Figurative Specific: Ant lion

Geometric Specific: Zig-zag

Black/White Filename: 140660009

Black/White Directory: 14066

Color Filename: MA2618

Color Image Directory: MA2500

INAA Sample Number: SWR020 Mimbres-02A Mimbres-2

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
140660009.tif 41.53mb Mar 1, 2013 9:39:08 PM Public
ma2618.tif 9.11mb Mar 1, 2013 9:39:13 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