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#2720, 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

#2720, Style III Bowl from Swarts. 2012 ( tDAR id: 383146) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8GT5N4K





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: -107.856; min lat: 32.684 ; max long: -107.823; max lat: 32.721 ;

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: 2720

tDAR_ID: 383146

tDAR_Status: PUBLIC

owner: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

Museum Number: 96128

Site Name: Swarts

Room Number: 99

Field Number of Previous Number: 96128

Vessel Form: Bowl

condition: Light restoration, Reconstructed

Wear: Light

Kill Hole: Present

Kill Hole Form: Out-in

Rim Diameter: 14

Height: 7

Max Diameter: 20

Color Scheme: B/W

Temporal Style: Style III

Temporal Style Basis: multiple rim bands

Design Class: Figurative

Layout: Central figure

Layout Detail: Central figure

Figurative General: Bird

Figurative Specific: Raptor

Wide Rim Bands: 3

Black/White Filename: 140760006

Black/White Directory: 14076

Color Filename: MA2720

Color Image Directory: MA2500

INAA Sample Number: SWR132 Mimbres-02A Mimbres-2

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
140760006.tif 56.01mb Mar 1, 2013 10:13:02 PM Public
ma2720.tif 8.17mb Mar 1, 2013 10:13:08 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