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#1496, Style III Bowl from Eby

Year: 2012

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This Bowl is an example of 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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#1496, Style III Bowl from Eby. 2012 ( tDAR id: 383528) ; doi:10.6067/XCV84J0F29


Mimbres Mogollon


Site Name

Investigation Types
Collections Research


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 550 to 1150

Spatial Coverage

min long: -107.889; min lat: 32.606 ; max long: -107.841; max lat: 32.642 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

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

Sponsor(s): Arizona State University (ASU)


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Additional Metadata

mimpidd_id: 1496

tDAR_ID: 383528


owner: University of Colorado Museum

Museum Number: UC 3206

Site Name: Eby

Room Number: D-3

Field Number of Previous Number: 119

Vessel Form: Bowl

condition: Reconstructed

Wear: Moderate

Kill Hole: Present

Kill Hole Form: Out-in

Rim Diameter: 24

Height: 10

Max Diameter: na

Color Scheme: B/W

Temporal Style: Style III

Temporal Style Basis: multiple rim bands

Design Class: Geometric

Layout: 4 sections

Layout Detail: Alternating, Asymmetric, Open center

Geometric General: Angular

Geometric Specific: Pendant triangle, Plus, Scroll, Stepped fret

Wide Rim Bands: 2

Black/White Filename: 141350024

Black/White Directory: 14135

Color Filename: MA1496

Color Image Directory: MA1000

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
141350024.tif 44.55mb Mar 1, 2013 11:53:53 PM Public
ma1496.tif 10.36mb Mar 1, 2013 11:53:58 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