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    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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...
    • Plainware Duck Pot new

    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This artifact was found at the J. Cowan ranch in Sulpher Spring Valley, Cochise County, Arizona. Excavated between 1968 and 1983 by Cochise College Archeology Department, created between 1200 and 1400 CE, the pot is 22cm high, 25cm long and has a...
    • Plainware Effigy Pot

    • Unknown
    • Archaeology--Arizona; Indian pottery Arizona; Cochise County (Ariz.) Antiquities.
    • This artifact was found at the J. Cowan ranch in Sulpher Spring Valley, Cochise County, Arizona. Excavated between 1968 and 1983 by Cochise College Archeology Department, created between 1200 and 1400 CE, this pot is 17 cm high, 16 cm long and has...
    • Tanto 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...
    • Arizona Highways, November 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, November 2004

      Contents:
      2 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      3 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP
      6 INDIANS/COVER: HIKING THROUGH CANYON DE CHELLY’S HISTORY A guided journey on foot through the spellbinding scenery of Canyon de Chelly...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1996

      Contents:
      2 Along the Way, The Life and Some Times of a Desert Dreamer, by Peter Aleshire.
      3 Letters to the Editor.
      4 Rio San Pedro: One of the Last Great Places, by Robert C. Dyer.
      10 Ridin’...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highway, October 1996

      Contents:
      2 Along the Way, The Fateful Crash of the Celebrated Yankee Doodle, by Budge Ruffner.
      3 Letters to the Editor.
      4 Nankoweap: The Most Difficult Trail in the Grand Canyon, by Gail...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1995

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 1995

      Contents:
      2 ALONG THE WAY A composer’s brilliant sketches captured the true spirit of the Golly Gulch.
      3 LETTERS
      4 PEOPLE. THE MUENCHES The photographic careers of Josef and David Muench are...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1992

      Contents:
      2 ALONG THE WAY Even macho types can stop to smell the flowers along the roadside.
      3 LETTERS
      4 ARCHEOLOGY. UNEARTHING THE SALADO’S LOST WORLD Text by Peter Aleshire. Photographs by Jerry...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 1993

      Contents:
      2 ALONG THE WAY Public sculpture and urban blight are often the same horse with a different color.
      3 LETTERS
      4 THE COVER. THE CASE OF THE BUMBLING BANDITS When neophyte train robbers...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1990

      Contents:
      2 EDITOR’S PAGE
      3 LETTERS
      4 THE TRAILS OF JUAN DE ONATE AND FRANCISCO GARCES Text by Stewart Udall. Photographs by Jerry Jacka. Udall and Jacka trace the routes of two of the first...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1991

      Contents:
      2 ALONG THE WAY Expressions of love sometimes come in most unusual ways.
      3 LETTERS
      4 GHOST TOWNS. SILENCE IN SWANSEA Text by Philip Varney. Photographs by Rick Odell. Popular “Ghost...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1991

      Contents:
      2 ALONG THE WAY A tale that should never be forgotten of the Hopi “push-of-war.”
      3 LETTERS
      4 WILDLIFE. A RIVER FOR THE BIRDS Text by Stan Smith. In the southernmost section of the...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1989

      Contents:
      2 EDITOR’S PAGE
      3 LETTERS
      4 BOYCE THOMPSON’S LEGACY by Willis Peterson. In a picturesque setting three miles west of Superior, the Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum displays native...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 1989

      Contents:
      2 EDITOR’S PAGE
      3 LETTERS
      4 WELCOME TO FORT HUACHUCA AND SIERRA VISTA Text by Sam Negri. Photographs by Edward McCain. A famous military post, an adjacent community pulsing with...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1988

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 1988

      Contents:
      2 EDITOR’S PAGE
      3 LETTERS
      4 BICYCLE TOURING by Joseph Stocker. The name of the game is fun. Combine that with healthy exercise and lots of exposure to the scenic outdoors, and you get a...
    • Arizona Highways, August 1987

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 1987

      Contents:
      2 EDITOR’S PAGE
      3 LETTERS
      4 OFF-ROAD VEHICLES: A MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL THREAT by Richard G. Stahl. Noise, dust, and pollution are only part of the impact of off-road vehicles. The damage...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1987

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 1987

      Contents:
      2 EDITOR’S PAGE
      4 EMIL HAURY, ARCHEOLOGIST by Carle Hodge. Haury did not invent Southwestern archeology, but he has contributed more than anyone else toward an understanding of the past...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1987

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1987

      Contents:
      2 EDITOR’S PAGE
      3 LETTERS
      4 MIDDLE AMERICA IN THE DESERT by Lawrence W. Cheek. In Safford and the upper Gila Valley, change is gentle, slow, and manageable, and things like church...
    • Arizona Highways, September 2002

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, September 2002

      Contents:

      2 LETTERS AND E-MAIL
      3 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      6 Cochise's Bloody Ambush While Apache warriors shot arrows down on them, the...
    • Arizona Highways, October 2001

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, October 2001

      Contents:

      2 E-MAIL AND LETTERS
      3 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      6 COVER Remembering Spider Woman Atop a spire in Canyon de Chelly lives a...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1976

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation;
    • Arizona Highways, July 1976

      Contents:

      2 Patriotic Indian Art Many the historic item which was decorated with colorful civil and military symbols.
      16 Flagstaff: One Century Old Although the city spread and the...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2004

    • Schartz, Vijaya (ed.); Heathcotte, Toby (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2004 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay, Novel, Poetry, and Short Story as well as Published Novel, Published Non-fiction, and Published Children's Literature.
      Table...
    • 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...
    • 100 Years of Public Service

    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
    • Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records;
    • 100 Years of Public Service, a book that celebrates the history and achievements of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records.
    • 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...
    • Cochise culture

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Cochise culture; Excavations (Archaeology); Paleo-Indians; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (16,792kb pdf) Excavations from the early-to-mid 1930's in southeastern Arizona, southwestern New Mexico and northern Mexico resulted in the classification of a new culture, the Cochise culture.
    • FLower Money

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact - Exchange Medium - Coin
    • A 3mm thick round piece of silver with an embossed flower design, used both as a pendant and as a medium of exchange. Also called Willow Leaf Money, it was made and used in Burma, 1600 - 1800. Flower money was produced in the Shan provinces along...
    • 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...
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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...
    • Mamuli, small

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Exchange Medium
    • A small mamuli can be worn as a pendant or earring. This one is much less elaborate than the large Mamuli shown within this collection. The groom gives it to the bride as a wealth payment to her father's lineage.
    • Mamuli, large

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Exchange Medium
    • A Mamuli can be worn as a pendant or as an earring. The groom gives it to the bride as a wealth payment to her father's lineage. It is the custom on Simba Island, also known as Sandlewood Island, Indonesia. The green oxidation is a sign of...
    • Wedding Brooch, large

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • Silver brooches are usually worn in pairs, one on either side at the lower corner of a square neckline on a woman's dress for a wedding or other special ceremony.
    • Wedding Brooch, small

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A smaller version of a silver Norwegian brooch. They are usually worn in pairs on the lower edge of a square neckline by a woman for a wedding or other special occasion.
    • Mangalsutra

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • In the northern part of India a bride is given a Mangalsutra, a special marriage necklace composed of very small black seed beads called "Potti". Sometimes the "Potti" are strung with a pendant, like this one, or with gold beads at the center.
    • Tali

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • In Southern India, a "Tali" or "Thali" wood pendant is the marriage symbol. It is strung on a saffron dyed cord.
    • Breastplate

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • Both the bride and the groom wear a crescent-shaped breastplate for an Indonesian wedding. The breastplates are sometimes worn in multiples - one hanging down from the other with up to 5 in a vertical row.
    • Clove Necklace

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • Arab wives from Southern Iran to Yemen wear aromatic clove necklaces. The pleasing scent is considered attractive, having the same effect as perfume. Cloves, being expensive, symbolize wealth and an abundance of food for the future.
    • Heirloom Necklace

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • In Afghanistan each generation adds a strand to the "Wedding" Necklace as it is passed down in the family. It is also called an "Heirloom" or "Generation" necklace. It is uniquely strung with a netted technique using black and coral-colored glass...
    • Uzbekistan Wedding Necklace

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • This wedding necklace from Uzbekistan is loom-woven with larger glass seed beads and has a large silver center bead.
    • Tilari

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A "Tilari" is seven metal beads strung together on several strands of glass seed beads. The metal beads then look like one large bead instead of seven small ones. In this example, the seed beads are white, but red and green are the preferred...
    • Bachelor Hat

    • Ifugao Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A small round fiber hat with a pair of Mother-of-Pearl drop earrings attached. This hat is worn by bachelor's and sits on the back of the head over a bun and ties under the chin. Married men wear a hat with no decoration.

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