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Ceramic Pendant

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Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan

Description: Tsegi Orange Ware ceramic pendant. A pendant carved of argillite and matching the design of the pendant shown here was recovered from site NA11435 far south on Perry Mesa. The Perry Mesa site was likely occupied between A.D. 1200 and A.D. 1400 and exhibits typical Hohokam compound architecture with Sinaguan room sizes.

Dimensions: Unknown.

Collection: On display at Navajo National Monument.

For more information on the Perry Mesa site, see:

Fiero, Donald C., Robert W. Munson, Martha T. McClain, Suzanne M. Wilson, and Ann H. Zier (1980) The Navajo Project: Archaeological Investigations, Page to Phoenix 500 KV Southern Transmission Line. MNA Research Paper 11, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff.

Dan Boone/Ryan Belnap, Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University
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