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Santa Cruz Red-on-buff Sherd Disk

Hohokam700/900

Pueblo Grande Museum

Pueblo Grande Museum

Santa Cruz Red-on-buff sherd disk, made from a piece from a bowl, with a perforation drilled through its center, probably for use as a whorl to spin cotton yarn. This sherd was recovered from a trashmound near the platform mound at the site of Pueblo Grande, during a project known as the Salt River Valley Stratigraphic Survey, funded by the federal government under the Works Projects Administration in 1938 - 1939. . Pueblo Grande was a large village located at the headgates of a major canal system. Occupied as early as AD 500, the site reached its greatest extent during the Classic Period. Museum Accession: 1990.02

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  • Title: Santa Cruz Red-on-buff Sherd Disk
  • Creator: Hohokam
  • Date: 700/900
  • Location: Pueblo Grande Archaeological Site, Phoenix, Arizona, United States
  • Type: ceramic

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