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The Hohokam of Pueblo Grande
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    • Ceramic spindle whorl

    • 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...
    • Three quarter grooved ax

    • 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...
    • Ceramic spindle whorl

    • Ceramic spindle whorl
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    • 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...
    • Incomplete shell pendant

    • 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...
    • Hairpin

    • 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...
    • Mammalian figurine

    • Mammalian figurine
    • Unknown
    • 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...
    • Gila Butte Red-on-buff jar sherds

    • Gila Butte Red-on-buff jar sherds
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    • 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...
    • Ring

    • Ring
    • Unknown
    • Hohokam
    • Ring made from a section of a large bone. Series of V shaped cuts along edges create undulating profile. Most ring shaped ornaments from Hohokam sites are made from shell, while bone is used for ornaments such as hairpins. Recovered from the...

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