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#1601, 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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Cite this Record

#1601, Style III Bowl from Eby. 2012 ( tDAR id: 383633) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8K35TMP


Mimbres Mogollon


Site Name

Investigation Types
Collections Research


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 550 to 1150

Spatial Coverage

min long: -107.875; min lat: 32.62 ; max long: -107.849; 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: 1601

tDAR_ID: 383633


owner: University of Colorado Museum

Museum Number: UC 3127

Site Name: Eby

Within Site: 4

Room Number: 4

Vessel Form: Bowl

condition: Light restoration

Wear: Light

Kill Hole: Absent

Rim Diameter: 22

Height: 10

Max Diameter: na

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: Swallow

Geometric Specific: Cross-hatch

Wide Rim Bands: 3

Black/White Filename: 141360055

Black/White Directory: 14136

Color Filename: MA1601

Color Image Directory: MA1500

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
141360055.tif 34.74mb Mar 2, 2013 12:32:49 AM Public
ma1601.tif 9.23mb Mar 2, 2013 12:32:55 AM 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