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    • Love Letter I

    • Love Letter I
    • Zulu Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Art
    • Color coded messages (or love letters) are found in Zulu tab necklaces. Girls send messages that are prized by the young men who receive them. The message is often an invitation to courtship, but can be read in many different ways. The design...
    • Love Letter II

    • Love Letter II
    • Zulu Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Art
    • Color coded messages (or love letters) are found in Zulu tab necklaces. Girls send messages that are prized by the young men who receive them. The message is often an invitation to courtship, but can be read in many different ways. The design...
    • Love Letter III

    • Love Letter III
    • Zulu Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Art
    • Color coded messages (or love letters) are found in Zulu tab necklaces. Girls send messages that are prized by the young men who receive them. The message is often an invitation to courtship, but can be read in many different ways. The design...
    • Ear Plugs

    • Ear Plugs
    • Zulu Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • Married Zulu women wear ear plugs to "insure that ears of the mind may also hear". The plastic pieces used to make these ear plugs are cut from old vinyl records.
    • A newspaper photograph of moving the TB cabin

    • A newspaper photograph of moving the TB cabin
    • Zeno, Jim
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Newspaper
    • A newspaper photograph of the TB cabin being moved by trailer from a lot near the Horny Toad Restaurant to the Cave Creek Museum where it is to be a permanent display. The cabin's move was paid for by Humana Hospital and Jack and Martha Arnold....
    • Diviner's Pouch

    • Diviner's Pouch
    • Yoruba Tribe
    • Personal Artifact - Personal Gear - Bag
    • Many strands of red glass seed beads, some whitehearts, with a woven beaded pouch at each end and coin dangles on the pouches. Coins are British West Africa one cent pieces dated 1938, 1941, 1942 and 1943. Beadwork is red and white. Whitehearts...
    • Crown and Beaded Bottle

    • Crown and Beaded Bottle
    • Yoruba Tribe
    • Communication Artifact - Personal Symbol - Crown
    • The crown on the right is a cone-shaped hat covered with glass seed beads. Beaded face motifs are raised elements in orange and yellow. A beaded bird with dangling fringe sits on the point of the crown. Along the base of the crown is a beaded...
    • La Posada Supplement to the Winslow Daily Mail Newspaper

    • La Posada Supplement to the Winslow Daily Mail Newspaper
    • Winslow Daily Mail
    • Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact: Brochure
    • This 32-page booklet marked the opening of La Posada, the sprawling hacienda styled Harvey House designed by May Colter. It featured articles about the hotel, Fred Harvey's touring cars called the Harveycars, lengthy narratives about area sites to...
    • A photograph of a pitcher and basin, pot with lid and quilt

    • A photograph of a pitcher and basin, pot with lid and quilt
    • Vermillion, Dan
    • Communication Artifact: Documentary Artifact: Print, Photographic
    • A photograph of a pitcher and basin as well as a pot and quilt. These are some of the items used to furnish the cabin. Cabins were grouped around an administrative house where meals were served and bathroom facilities were provided, so there was...
    • Selections from the Arizona Capitol Museum Art Collection, Second Floor Hallway

    • Selections from the Arizona Capitol Museum Art Collection, Second Floor Hallway
    • Unknown
    • Arizona State Capitol (Phoenix, Ariz.); Historical museums; Civic and government museums
    • The Arizona Capitol Museum exhibits art as well as political artifacts. Art is an important part of our collection. Whether large format oil on canvas paintings by early artists Lon Megargee (shown here) or David Swing, or a lithograph from modern...
    • May 21

    • May 21
    • Unknown
    • Cummings, Byron, 1860-1954
    • Dean Byron Cummings, Professor of Archaeology at the University of Arizona and Director of the Arizona State Museum, died on this date in 1954 at the age of 93. He conducted extensive archaeological work throughout the Southwest and Mexico,...
    • The Wickenburg Stage

    • The Wickenburg Stage
    • unknown
    • Artifact
    • Originally built to service the California gold fields, this mud wagon ran between Eureka, California and Ehrenberg, Arizona, then on to Wickenburg, Arizona. It was acquired by the Flying E Dude Ranch in 1947 and used to carry guests from the...
    • Apache Water Jar

    • Apache Water Jar
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Apache; Apache baskets; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • The origin of this artifact is unknown. It was acquired by the Cochise College Library in the 1970's through a Title II grant. The jar is 38 cm high, 28 cm diameter and has a 18 cm lipped openning. The water jar is a basket made of sotol leaves and...
    • Casas Grande Polychrome Jar

    • Casas Grande Polychrome Jar
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities. Casas Grandes pottery
    • The origin of this artifact is unknown. The United States Border Patrol donated it to Cochise College after confiscating it at the U.S./Mexico border. The jar is 16 cm high with a 17 cm diameter and has an 11 cm lipped opening. It is made of light...
    • Gila Polychrome Bowl

    • Gila Polychrome Bowl
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This artifact was found on the J. Cowan ranch located in Sulpher Spring Valley, Cochise County, Arizona. Excavated between 1968 and 1983 by Cochise College Archeology Department, created between 1200 and 1400 CE, the bowl is 18 cm high with a 76 cm...
    • Gila Polychrome Bowl

    • Gila Polychrome Bowl
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • Between the years 1968 and 1983 Cochise College archeology department excavated five sites in Southeastern Arizona. This artifact was found at the J. Cowan ranch in Sulpher Spring Valley, Cochise County, Arizona. Estimated creation between 1200 and...
    • Gila Polychrome Jar new

    • Gila Polychrome Jar new
    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This artifact was found on the Darnell ranch located on the eastern slopes of the Chiricahua Mountains in Cochise County, Arizona. Excavated between 1968 and 1983 by Cochise College Archeology Department, created between 1250 and 1400 CE, the jar...

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