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  • All fields: Ceramic
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    • Sherd spindle whorl

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    • Hohokam
    • Santa Cruz Red-on-buff perforated sherd disk, made from a piece of a bowl, probably used as a spindle whorl. Whorls of this size and weight were suitable for spinning fine yarn. The Hohokam grew cotton, but also used other fibers. Recovered from...
    • 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

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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...
    • Ceramic spindle whorl

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    • 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

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    • 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...
    • 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

    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Salt Red jar

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    • Hohokam
    • Nearly complete, medium to large sized Salt Red jar, from the eastern edge of the platform mound at Pueblo Grande. This type of pottery generally dates to the Classic Period. Note the large spalled area on the shoulderand just below it. This...
    • 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...
    • Ceramic pendant

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    • 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...
    • Mammalian figurine

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    • Hohokam
    • Solidly modeled mammalian quadruped figurine with elongated body and upright ears and tail. Punctuate eyes are deep and oval in shape. Anus is more triangular. Design is partially obliterated by erosion, soot and soil. Vertical stripes are painted...
    • Sherd spindle whorl

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Medium to large sized perforated disk, manufactured from a Sacaton Red-on-buff jar sherd. Shape is rough and the edges are incompletely smoothed; perforation is slightly off center. This spindle whorl was recovered a free-standing room in a...
    • Sherd spindle whorl

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Small to medium sized perforated sherd disk spindle whorl, manufactured from a redware jar sherd. Exterior surface bears a heavy polished slip, while the interior is unpolished and unslipped, but very smooth and even; paste heavily tempered with...
    • Sacaton Red-on-buff sherd

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Large rim sherd from a Sacaton Red-on-buff jar. Recovered from a trashmound at the site of Pueblo Grande, during an archaeological project known as the Salt River Valley Stratigraphic Survey, funded by the federal government under the Works...
    • 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...
    • Sacaton Red-on-buff bowl sherd

    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Rim sherd from a Sacaton Red-on-buff bowl. This sherd was recovered from a trashmound at the site of Pueblo Grande, during an archaeological project known as the Salt River Valley Stratigraphic Survey, funded by the federal government under the...

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