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#4619, Style II or Style III Bowl from Eby

Year: 1979

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This Bowl is an example of "Style II, Style III" from the Eby Ranch site. The Eby Ranch site (sometimes mistakenly referred to as the Ely site) is a Classic Mimbres village in Grants County, southwestern New Mexico, excavated during the 1920s and 1930s by Earl Morris (Carlson 1965) and V. G. Tannich (separately) and later by A. M. Thompson (Brody 2004; The Eby Ranch site dates from about A.D. 1000 to 1130 and includes around 75 Classic Mimbres rooms. There are several additional sites on the Eby family ranch. Eby 2 and Eby 4 (a.k.a. Eby A and Eby B) were excavated in the 1920s by Earl Morris (Carlson 1965). Many of the Eby Ranch site bowls, as well as the notes from Morris?s excavations, are in the University of Colorado Museum. Carlson, Roy L. (1965) Four Mimbres Sites: The Earl Morris Excavations of 1926. Manuscript on file, University of Colorado Museum, Boulder.

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#4619, Style II or Style III Bowl from Eby. 1979 ( tDAR id: 383332) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8FX79DN


Mimbres Mogollon


Site Name
Eby Jan-79

Investigation Types
Collections Research


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 550 to 1150

Spatial Coverage

min long: -107.886; min lat: 32.616 ; max long: -107.854; max lat: 32.643 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

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

Sponsor(s): Arizona State University (ASU)


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Additional Metadata

mimpidd_id: 4619

tDAR_ID: 383332


owner: University of Arkansas Museum

Record Created Date: 1979 JAN

Museum Number: 47-125-87

Site Name: Eby

Vessel Form: Bowl

condition: Partial

Wear: Heavy

Kill Hole: Absent

Rim Diameter: 21

Height: 09

Max Diameter: na

Color Scheme: B/W

Temporal Style: Style II, Style III

Temporal Style Basis: straight line hachure cannot tell if thick or thin, design comes to rim

Design Class: Geometric

Layout: Indeterminate

Geometric General: Angular

Geometric Specific: hachure, Stepped triangle, triangle

Black/White Filename: MN4619

Black/White Directory: 14157

Color Filename: MA4619

Color Image Directory: MA4500

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
ma4619.tif 6.66mb Mar 1, 2013 10:55:45 PM Public
mn4619.tif 50.49mb Mar 1, 2013 10:55:46 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