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    • Three quarter grooved ax

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    • Hohokam
    • Large three-quarter grooved axe, manufactured from diorite. The bit is long and tapered, the groove is ridged, and the end of the poll is rough and concave. A few striations are present and there are nicks on the end of the bit, but no other wear...
    • Schist spindle whorl

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    • Hohokam
    • Perforated disk, manufactured from micaceous schist, probably used as a spindle whorl. Whorls of this size and weight were suitable for spinning fine yarn. Recovered from a pit located in a habitation area of the Pueblo Grande site. Spindle...
    • Schist spindle whorl

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    • Hohokam
    • Perforated schist disk, probably used as a spindle whorl. Whorls of this size and weight were suitable for spinning fine yarn. This perforated disk was recovered from a habitation area of the Pueblo Grande site.
    • Ceramic spindle whorl

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    • 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...
    • Point

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    • Hohokam
    • Small point manufactured from chalcedony, with a long, narrow blade and wide base. Recovered from a deep pithouse in a habitation area at Pueblo Grande. Most Hohokam points are relatively small, probably due to the size of game animals being...
    • Incomplete shell pendant

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    • Hohokam
    • Small, round disk manufactured from a Laevicardium shell. Half of the disk contains v-shaped incisions along the margin. This disk was recovered from a pit located in a habitation area at the site of Pueblo Grande; this area contains both pithouse...
    • Three quarter grooved ax

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    • Hohokam
    • Large three-quarter grooved ax, manufactured from diorite, with a very symmetrical blade. Blade has scratches and striations, from use rather than manufacture. This ax was recovered from a habitation area of the Pueblo Grande site. Three quarter...
    • Mortar

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    • Hohokam
    • Small mortar, with red pigment on surface. Made from a well consolidated gray sandstone. Grinding surface is shallow and circular. Burned on the upper surface, the pigment is most evident within the grinding area. This mortar was recovered from a...
    • Casa Grande Red-on-buff jar

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    • 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.
    • Gila Red bowl

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    • 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...
    • Wingfield Plain pitcher

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    • Hohokam
    • Small, reconstructed Wingfield Plain pitcher. This pitcher was part of a vessel cache located under the floor of a room at the Pueblo Grande site, recovered during an archaeological excavation conducted within the corridor now occupied by State...
    • Gila Plain bird effigy pitcher

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    • 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.
    • Hairpin

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    • 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...
    • Salt Plain jar

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    • Hohokam
    • Small Salt Plain jar with large gray fireclouds on the sides and base. Interior is smoothed, but has distinct anvil depressions from the shaping process. This jar was located in the floor of a structure in a habitation area of Pueblo Grande. ...
    • Salt Red bowl

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    • Hohokam
    • Small hemispherical Salt Red bowl. Exterior surface has a thick orange red slip that is polished, with visible paddle facets from shaping and small fireclouds from the firing process. Interior surface is smudged black with visible unpatterned...
    • Turquoise pendant

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    • Hohokam
    • Oval, almost teardrop shaped pendant manufactured from turquoise. Small perforation is slightly off-center at the narrow end. Edges are rounded and smoothed, surfaces well polished. This pendant was recovered from a Preclassic pithouse at the...
    • Shell pendant

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    • Hohokam
    • Small frog or toad effigy pendant, manufactured from a juvenile Glycymeris shell. The Hohokam culture is noted for its shell jewelry; they used shell from the Gulf of California and the Pacific coast. Frogs or toads are very common design motifs...
    • Groundstone bowl

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    • 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...
    • Palette

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    • Hohokam
    • Small schist palette with a decorated border and red pigment in the central area. Border is not raised but marked by an incised line. This palette was recovered from a habitation area at Pueblo Grande.
    • Gila Red scoop

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    • 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...

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