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Turquoise and Shell Necklace

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Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan (Wupatki Pueblo, A.D. 1130 – A.D. 1260)

Description: Shell and turquoise necklace from Wupatki Pueblo, restrung on brown thread. The necklace includes 48 shell beads, including the Conus sp. pendant, and 15 turquoise beads.

Dimensions: Approximately 15 cm long.

Collection: On display at Wupatki National Monument (catalog card).

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