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The Swarts Ruin

A Typical Mimbres Site in Southwestern New Mexico, With a New Introduction by Steven A. LeBlanc

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780873652148

Publication Date: 01/16/2012

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454 pages

6 x 9 inches

3 color photos and drawing, 272 halftones and line drawings, 3 maps

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[The following is the Table of Contents from the 2005 clothbound facsimile edition.]

  • List of Illustrations
  • Foreword [Edward Reynolds]
  • Introduction
  • Topographic Setting
    • The Mimbres River and Its Tributaries
  • Resources of the Region
    • Timber
    • Fibrous Plants
    • Vegetal Food
    • Animal Food
    • Preparation of Food
  • The Site
    • General Description
    • The Ruin
    • Sequence of House Types
  • Description of Structures
    • Early Period
    • Transitional Period
    • Middle Period
    • Late Period
    • Masonry
    • Roofs
    • Posts
    • Plaster
    • Floors
    • Doorways
    • Windows
    • Cupboards
    • Shelves and Benches
    • Storage Bins
    • Fireplaces
    • Stone Platforms
    • Communal Rooms
    • Kivas
  • Burial Customs
    • Location
      • Intramural Burials
      • Outlying Burials
      • Burials in Room Fills
    • Disturbed Burials
    • Evidence of Violent Death
    • Form and Description of Graves
      • Cremation
      • Position of Bodies
      • Protection of Graves
      • Size of Graves
      • Ashes and Charcoal in Graves
    • Mortuary Offerings
      • Food
      • Stone
      • Potter’s Tools
      • Pottery
      • Jewelry
      • Miscellaneous
  • Methods of Excavation
    • Description
  • Miscellaneous Materials Recovered
    • Stone
      • Stone Dishes
      • Stone Bowls and Cup
      • Small Mortars and Paint Cups
      • Large Mortars
      • Pestles
      • Palettes
      • Metates
      • Manos
      • Small Metate-like Grinding Stones
      • Rubbing Stones
      • Abrading Stones
      • Beaming Tool
      • Axes
      • Stone Mauls or Sledges
      • Hammer Stones
      • Club Heads
      • Pounding Stones and Crushing Implement
      • Stone Hoes
      • Smooth-edged Stone Saws
      • Stone Cores
      • Scrapers
      • Curved-edge Flake Knives
      • Thrusting and Cutting Knives of a Size to Require Hafting
      • Projectile Points
      • Drill Points
      • Stone Doors, Hatch Covers, and Small Slabs
      • Notched Stone Slabs
      • Stone Pipes
      • Tablets or Plaques
      • Painted Stone Object
      • Stone Bottle
      • Stone Caterpillar
      • Miscellaneous Stone Objects
    • Bone
      • Decorated Awls
      • Awls Made from Ulnae
      • Awls Made from Complete Metapodials
      • Awls Made from Split Metapodials
      • Awls Made from Split Bones
      • Awls Made from Bone Splinters
      • Awls and Flattened Bone Tools
      • Awls and Notched Bones
      • Flaking Tools
      • Scraping and Rubbing Tools
      • Needles and Pins
      • Bone Dice
      • Bone Tools Not Appearing at Swarts
    • Jewelry
      • Process of Bead Manufacture
      • Beads and Pendants
      • Ornaments Found with Burial 308
      • Shell Bracelets
      • Shell and Stone Carving
      • Finger Rings and Earrings
      • Jewelry from N A N Ranch Ruin
      • Medicine Man’s Outfit
    • Textiles
    • Paints and Their Preparation
  • Pottery
    • Clay
    • Wash
    • Slip
    • Black Paint
    • Black-on-white Wares
      • Classic Black-on-white Inside Decorated Bowls
      • Classic Black-on-white Seed Bowls
      • Classic Black-on-white Decorated Ollas
      • Classic Effigy Jars
      • Bold-face Black-on-white
    • A Commentary on Mimbres Black-on-white Wares
    • Polychrome
    • Red or Brown Wares
      • Plain Red-wash Bowls
      • Incised Bowls
      • Incised Ollas
      • Plain Brown Bowls
      • Plain Brown Seed Bowls
      • Red and Brown Ware Pots with Hooks at Rim
      • Plain Brown Jugs
      • Plain Brown Ollas
      • Spiral Rub Bowls
      • Spiral Rub Seed Bowls
    • Corrugated Wares
      • Corrugated Bowls
      • Corrugated-neck Jugs
      • Corrugated-neck Ollas
      • All-over-corrugated Jugs
      • All-over-corrugated Ollas
    • Ceremonial Bowls
    • Ladles
    • Handles
      • Plain Vertical Handles
      • Twisted and Braided Vertical Handles
      • Horizontal Handles
      • Life Forms in Handles
      • Lugs on Pottery
      • Unpierced Lugs, Flanges, and Hooks
      • Attachment of Handles
    • Clay Pipes
    • Pottery Objects
    • Potter’s Tools
    • Inception of Mimbres Pottery
    • Mimbres Designs
      • Flare-rimmed Bowl Designs
      • Seed Bowl Designs
      • Olla Designs
    • Trade Wares
      • El Paso Polychrome
      • Chupadero Black-on-white
      • Three Rivers Red-on-terracotta
  • Skeletal Material
    • General Description
      • Length of Occupancy and Size of Population of the Swarts Village
      • Range of Mimbres Culture
      • Conclusions
    • The Skeletal Material
      • Introduction
        • Age
        • Sex
        • Method of Statistical Comparison
        • Statistical Constants
      • Cranial Measurements
        • Deformation
          • Correction for Deformation
        • Diameters and Indices of the Vault
          • Corrected Diameters and Indices
        • Cranial Circumference and Arcs
        • Cranial Capacity
        • Mean Diameter of Foramen Magnum
        • Thickness of Left Parietal
        • Facial Diameters and Indices
        • Orbits
        • Nose
        • Palate
        • Prognathism
        • Mandible
      • Stature
      • Cranial Observations
        • Frontal Region
        • Sagittal Region
        • Temporal Region
        • Occipital Region
        • Sutures
        • Parietal Foramina
        • Orbits
        • Malars
        • Nose
        • Alveolar Prognathism
        • Palate
        • Cranial Base
        • Mandible
        • Teeth
    • Conclusions
      • Comparative Tables
      • Summary of Cranial Characteristics
      • Variability
      • Comparison with Pecos Morphological Types
      • General Conclusions
  • Bibliography

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