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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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...
    • 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...

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