UNM Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Albuquerque, NM Photos

The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology sits on the campus of University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. The core of the collection is prehistoric native pottery of the Rio Grande valley. The museum building was designed in 1937 by noted New Mexico Pueblo Revival architect John Gaw Meem.

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Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM.Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM.Display recreating an archeological dig at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with ram's head at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology (1937 & 1972) at University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM. Style: Pueblo Revival. Architect: John Gaw Meem.Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM.Display recreating an archeological dig at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with ram's head (c1000-1150) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with ant lion at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with man with bullroarer at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with woodgatherers at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Prehistoric native basket at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with ant lion (c1000-1150) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with man with bullroarer (c1000-1150) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with woodgatherers (c1000-1150) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Prehistoric native basket at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Collection of prehistoric native pottery of the Rio Grande valley at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Wingate black-on-red pottery bowl with lightning at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Gallup black-on-white pottery duckpot with birds at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Pottery Mound on Rio Grande polychrome glazed pottery bowl with birds at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Collection of prehistoric native pottery of the Rio Grande valley (500-1200) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Wingate black-on-red pottery bowl with lightning (c1050-1200) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Gallup black-on-white pottery duckpot with birds (c950-1100) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Pottery Mound on Rio Grande polychrome glazed pottery bowl with birds (c1325-1500s) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Rio Grande polychrome glazed pottery pot & barrel with geometric designs at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with rabbits at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with man at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Rio Grande valley red-on-white pottery bowl with deer at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Rio Grande polychrome glazed pottery pot & barrel with geometric designs (c1325-1500) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with rabbits (c1000-1150) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Mimbres classic black-on-white pottery bowl with man (c1000-1150) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Rio Grande valley red-on-white pottery bowl with deer at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Rio Grande valley red-on-white pottery bowl with swirls at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Salado style black, red & white pottery jar with head of bird handle at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Collection of prehistoric native pottery of the Rio Grande valley at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Corrugated Southwest native pottery jars at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Rio Grande valley red-on-white pottery bowl with swirls at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Salado style black, red & white pottery jar with head of bird handle at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Collection of prehistoric native pottery of the Rio Grande valley at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Corrugated Southwest native pottery jars (c1000-1300) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Reproduced Kuaua Wall Mural from Bernalillo, NM plus Rio Grande glazed pottery vessels from time period at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Pottery Mound on Rio Grande polychrome glazed pottery jar with geometric design at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Casa Grandes native pottery collection at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Casa Grandes Babicora polychrome owl effigy jar at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Reproduced Kuaua Wall Mural (c1400-1550) from Bernalillo, NM plus Rio Grande glazed pottery vessels from time period at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Pottery Mound on Rio Grande polychrome glazed pottery jar with geometric design (c1350-1400) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Casa Grandes native pottery collection (c1300-1400) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Casa Grandes Babicora polychrome owl effigy jar (c1300-1400) at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Two tone native pottery storage jar from Ohkay Owingeh, NM at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Stone polished native black wedding jar from Ohkay Owingeh, NM at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Potsuwi'i incised native pottery jar from Ohkay Owingeh, NM at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Carved polychrome native pottery bowl with lightning cloud, rain & bird shape from Ohkay Owingeh, NM at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.
Two tone native pottery storage jar (1900) from Ohkay Owingeh, NM at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Stone polished native black wedding jar (1910) from Ohkay Owingeh, NM at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Potsuwi'i incised native pottery jar (1935-40) from Ohkay Owingeh, NM at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.Carved polychrome native pottery bowl (1942) with lightning cloud, rain & bird shape from Ohkay Owingeh, NM at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Albuquerque, NM.

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