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#286, Style III Bowl from Mitchell

Year: 2012

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This Bowl is an example of Style III from the Mitchell site. The Mitchell site is a small Classic Mimbres village (ca. A.D. 1000 and 1130 [LeBlanc 1975]). Located in Grants County, southwestern New Mexico, the 20-25-room site underwent non-professional excavation in the 1920s and 1930s by Dr. Berry Bowen and family (Brody 2004; Some of the artifacts from the Mitchell site are now curated in the Western New Mexico University Museum, Maxwell Museum, and Mimbres Foundation. LeBlanc, Steven A. (1975) Mimbres Archaeological Center: Preliminary Report of the First Season of Excavation, 1974. The Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles.

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#286, Style III Bowl from Mitchell. 2012 ( tDAR id: 383696) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8F47P49


Mimbres Mogollon


Site Name

Investigation Types
Collections Research


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 550 to 1150

Spatial Coverage

min long: -108.021; min lat: 32.885 ; max long: -107.983; max lat: 32.914 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

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

Sponsor(s): Arizona State University (ASU)


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Additional Metadata

mimpidd_id: 286

tDAR_ID: 383696


owner: Western New Mexico University Museum

Museum Number: 1973.8.262

Site Name: Mitchell

Site Number: LA12076

Field Number of Previous Number: G.C.M./BE/10/46

Vessel Form: Bowl

condition: Intact

Wear: None

Kill Hole: Present

Kill Hole Form: In-out

Rim Diameter: 18

Height: 7

Max Diameter: na

Color Scheme: B/W

Temporal Style: Style III

Temporal Style Basis: thin frame hachure

Design Class: Geometric

Layout: 3 sections

Layout Detail: Open center, repeating

Geometric General: Angular

Geometric Specific: hachure, Square/rectangle, Stepped triangle

Wide Rim Bands: 1

Black/White Filename: 141240014

Black/White Directory: 14124

Color Filename: MA286

Color Image Directory: MA001

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
141240014.tif 31.02mb Mar 2, 2013 12:50:29 AM Public
ma286.tif 8.35mb Mar 2, 2013 12:50:34 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