There are three thin lines encircling the neck of this canteen right below the rim. There is a band with four thin line concentric squares on the shoulder to neck area. An extra coil is placed around the shoulder that has been pinched and tapered. A hole has been drilled in the through the coil on two sides so that the vessel might be suspended. The bottom half of the vessel is plain. There is a small fire clooud in the area with the design.
February 15, 2001 (C. Muniz): This object was excavated from the large pueblo ruin on top of Chimney Rock mesa in 1922, during the second joint archaeological expedition of the State Historical and Natural History Society of Colorado and the University of Denver. This expedition was led by Jean A. Jeancon and Frank H.H. Roberts, who published an eight part series of articles describing their work in Colorado Magazine between 1923 and 1924 titled "Further Archaeological Research in the Northeastern San Juan Basin of Colorado, During the Summer of 1922.".
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