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#697, Style III Bowl from Baca

Year: 2012

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This Bowl is an example of Style III from Baca ruin, a Classic Mimbres village in Grants County, southwestern New Mexico. The site was partially excavated in the 1950s during a highway construction project (Laboratory of Anthropology 1959) and by Evans and colleagues (1985; in the 1980s. The site includes Three Circle phase (A.D. 750-1000) and Classic period (A.D. 1000-1130) components and consists of pithouses and 85 to 150 pueblo rooms. Artifacts, photographs and field notes from the earlier excavations are curated in the Laboratory of Anthropology, Museum of New Mexico. Evans, Roy H., R. Evelyn Ross, and Lyle Ross (1985) Mimbres Indian Treasure: In the Land of Baca. Lowell Press, Kansas City. Laboratory of Anthropology (1959) Excavations of the Baca Ruin in the Mimbres Valley, New Mexico. Report on file, Laboratory of Anthropology, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe.

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#697, Style III Bowl from Baca. 2012 ( tDAR id: 387624) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8XW4K7G


Mimbres Mogollon


Site Name

Investigation Types
Collections Research


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 550 to 1150

Spatial Coverage

min long: -107.911; min lat: 32.582 ; max long: -107.868; max lat: 32.628 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

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

Sponsor(s): Arizona State University (ASU)


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