Small Groundstone Ring


Pueblo Grande Museum

Pueblo Grande Museum
Phoenix, United States

Small, pulley shaped, groundstone ring manufactured from a gray vesicular basalt. Generally circular in shape with a roughly centered biconical perforation that has a central ridge. Cross section is asymmetrical. Wide shallow groove around the circumference varies in depth. This torus was recovered from a Civano phase compound room located in a habitation area of the Pueblo Grande site. 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: 1996.17


  • Title: Small Groundstone Ring
  • Creator: Hohokam
  • Date: 1100/1450
  • Physical Location: Pueblo Grande Archaeological Site, Phoenix, Arizona, United States
  • Type: stone

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