The final period of the Mogollon culture, from the 9th to the 13th century, noted for its distinctive pottery bowls painted with black-on-white designs.
[After the valley of the Mimbres River in southwestern New Mexico, in which the culture flourished , from Spanish mimbres, pl. of mimbre, willow, withy, wicker, variant of vimbre, from Old Spanish vimbre, vimpne, from Latin vīmen, vīmin-; see wei- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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