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    • Plummet

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    • Hohokam
    • Small plummet, manufactured from vesicular basalt. A groove has been carved around the wider end. Field notes indicate that this plummet was among the numerous artifacts recovered from a pit that had burned bighorn sheep horns, located in a...
    • 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...
    • Shell pendant

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    • Hohokam
    • Small ring style ornament manufactured from a juvenile Glycymeris shell. Recovered from a sheet trash deposit during a very small monitoring project near the ballcourt at the site of Pueblo Grande. The Hohokam culture probably had artists who...
    • Turquoise pendant

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    • Hohokam
    • Tab shaped pendant manufactured from turquoise with extensive dark brown inclusions. Edges are all ground smooth, surface has been polished, but scratches remain. This pendant was recovered from a room in a large compound of at least 17 rooms at...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Point

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    • Hohokam
    • Small stemmed projectile point manufactured from a white chalcedony. Serrations reduced towards the tip. This point was recovered from a compound room located in a habitation area of the Pueblo Grande site. Stone may have been heat-treated prior...
    • Point

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    • Hohokam
    • Triangular stemless projectile point manufactured from translucent dark gray obsidian. Recovered from a pit located in a habitation area at Pueblo Grande. Obsidian was obtained by the Hohokam from a number of different sources in the state.
    • Drill

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    • 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...
    • Shell bracelet

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    • Hohokam
    • Bracelet manufactured from a Glycymeris valve. Top edge and exterior surface show some striations from smoothing and shaping. Underside of bracelet shows some polish and slight enhancement of the natural shell form. This bracelet was recovered from...
    • Shell bracelet

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    • Hohokam
    • Bracelet manufactured from a Glycymeris valve. Top edge and exterior surface show deep, multidirectional grinding striations. Red hematite pigment on lower edge of exterior and traces on the interior. This bracelet was recovered from a late...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Groundstone ring

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    • 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...
    • Shell pendant

    • Unknown
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • Nose plug

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    • Hohokam
    • Small nose plug manufactured from a reddish brown argillite. Curved, with flared ends; one end has a depression, presumably for an inset decorative material, while the other is only slightly concave. This specimen was recovered from a habitation...

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