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"Loom Anchor" Fragment

ELMO00000132.jpg Stone OrnamentThumbnails"Loom Anchor" Fragment, Alternate View

Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan, Atsinna Pueblo (A.D. 1275 – mid-1300s)

Description: Gray-slipped, unfired “loom anchor.” Such an object might have been used to weigh down wefts during weaving; however, this technique is not known for the prehistoric Southwest, so this artifact likely served a different function.

Dimensions: L 5.0, DIAM 3.5 CM.

Provenience: LA 99 (Atsinna Pueblo), Room 20, Fill.

Collection: National Park Service, El Morro.

Author
Randy Sullivan, NPS Digital Team Photographer
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