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#536, 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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#536, Style III Bowl from Mitchell. 2012 ( tDAR id: 383951) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8GQ6XRZ


Mimbres Mogollon


Site Name

Investigation Types
Collections Research


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 550 to 1150

Spatial Coverage

min long: -108.008; min lat: 32.887 ; max long: -107.982; max lat: 32.913 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

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

Sponsor(s): Arizona State University (ASU)


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Additional Metadata

mimpidd_id: 536

tDAR_ID: 383951


owner: Western New Mexico University Museum

Museum Number: 1973.8.278

Site Name: Mitchell

Site Number: LA12076

Field Number of Previous Number: BE/10/136

Vessel Form: Bowl

condition: Reconstructed

Wear: Light

Kill Hole: Present

Kill Hole Form: Out-in

Rim Diameter: 20

Height: 9

Max Diameter: na

Color Scheme: B/W

Temporal Style: Style III

Temporal Style Basis: multiple rim bands, thin frame hachure

Design Class: Geometric

Layout: 2 sections

Layout Detail: Central geometric, Concentric, Negative, repeating

Geometric General: Angular

Geometric Specific: hachure, Stepped fret, triangle

Wide Rim Bands: 1

Interior Band: 2 Fat

Black/White Filename: 141260030

Black/White Directory: 14126

Color Filename: MA536

Color Image Directory: MA500

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
141260030.tif 46.22mb Mar 2, 2013 2:02:10 AM Public
ma536.tif 9.88mb Mar 2, 2013 2:02:16 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