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Browsing items in: The Hohokam of Pueblo Grande

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    • Abrader

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Shaft abrader manufactured from a dark gray basalt, with five "u" shaped grooves that vary slightly with the deepest and widest groove being located in the center of the abrader. Striations run the length of each groove. Tools such as this were...
    • Awl

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Complete awl, manufactured from a bone from the front leg of a deer. The tip shows polish from use. Awls such as this one may have been used to punch holes in organic raw materials during manufacture of various objects, such as baskets or...
    • Casa Grande Red-on-buff jar

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Partial Casa Grande Red-on-buff jar. Faded geometric decoration is in a plaited design layout. From a habitation area of Pueblo Grande. The frequency of red-on-buff ceramic vessels, never very high, falls dramatically during the Classic Period.
    • Casa Grande Red-on-buff jar sherd

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Large upper body sherd from a Casa Grande Red-on-buff jar. Surface is relatively smooth and even, with some paddle facets remaining. Interior surface is less finished. Both surfaces have some mica. This sherd was recovered from a trashmound at...
    • Ceramic pendant

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Medium sized oval pendant with smoothly ground edges, manufactured from a Santa Cruz Red-on-buff jar sherd. Bull's-eye design with ten hooks extending from around circumference. Perforation for suspension is located near the edge at one narrow...
    • Ceramic spindle whorl

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Modeled ceramic whorl, made of a Classic Period redware. Slipped and polished surface is smooth with several small fire clouds. The edges of the perforation do not show heavy damage, although there is some general wear and the circumference of the...
    • Ceramic spindle whorl

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Small to medium sized modeled spindle whorl. The whorl has been embellished with punctate decorations around each end of the perforation. One side has them arranged in four lobes radiating from the perforation, like a flower. The other side is more...
    • Ceramic spindle whorl

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Modeled ceramic spindle whorl. Whorls of this size and weight were suitable for spinning fine yarn. This spindle whorl was recovered from a habitation area at Pueblo Grande, located east of the platform mound and surviving ballcourt.
    • Ceramic spindle whorl

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Modeled spindle whorl. There are some chips along the circumference as well as chipping and wear along the margins of the central perforation. This specimen has paste with characteristics of Salt Plain. Whorls of this size and weight were...
    • Drill

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Large drill with a narrow, elongated blade and a wide, flat base. Blade is retouched on both surfaces, cross-section is thick and diamond shaped. Base is very wide, shows some wear and chipping. Manufactured from a very fine-grained, medium brown...
    • Footprints

    • Hayden, Julian
    • Hohokam
    • Footprints made by Hohokam, discovered during the excavation of Room 14, a large room with thick walls and unusual construction details on top of the platform mound at the Pueblo Grande site. It is believed the room was never used, due to the...
    • Gila Butte Red-on-buff bowl sherd

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Body sherd from a Gila Butte Red-on-buff bowl. The exterior surface is undecorated. Both surfaces are micaceous, relatively smooth and even. This sherd was recovered from a trashmound at the site of Pueblo Grande, during an archaeological project...
    • Gila Butte Red-on-buff jar sherds

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Two conjoinable sherds from the upper body of a Gila Butte Red-on-buff jar. The exterior surface has bands of interlocked spirals, and shallow grooves. An off-white wash can also be seen on the interior surface, along with well defined anvil...
    • Gila Plain bird effigy pitcher

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Small, Gila Plain bird effigy pitcher. This effigy vessel was recovered from a habitation area, located east of the platform mound at Pueblo Grande. Bird effigy vessels such as this one were made later in the Hohokam cultural sequence.
    • Gila Red bowl

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Reconstructed smudged Gila Redware bowl. Red slipped exterior surface has patterned polishing striations, fire clouds, marked by abrasions, with spalling below one portion of rim. Interior surface is smudged black and exhibits patterned polishing...
    • Gila Red scoop

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Small Gila Red scoop. Exterior and interior surfaces slipped, with large gray fireclouds. Both surfaces exhibit patterned polishing striations parallel to the long axis of the scoop. Typical use wear pattern begins at the left side of the front...
    • Groundstone bowl

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Medium sized stone bowl, manufactured from sandstone or quartzite. Central depression is shows some circular grinding marks. Rim is about 2 cm thick. Base has some excavation damage and cracks. This stone bowl was recovered from a pithouse located...
    • Groundstone ring

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Small, pulley shaped groundstone ring manufactured from vesicular basalt. Cross section is asymmetrical. Wide shallow groove around the circumference varies in depth. This torus was recovered from a Civano phase compound room located in a...
    • Groundstone ring

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Large groundstone ring manufactured from a dense vesicular basalt. Torus was recovered from a habitation area at the Pueblo Grande site; this area contained both pithouses and a well preserved compound with at least 17 rooms. It is not known...
    • Hairpin

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Two pieces of a hairpin manufactured from the long bone of a large mammal. Original object was very long with a tapered tip and some polish along the tip and shaft. This awl was recovered from a pithouse located in a habitation area of the Pueblo...

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