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Shell Necklace

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

Description: 34 disk-shaped beads, 1 rectangular bead, and 7 triangular beads, all Spondylus shell species, restrung with an Olivella shell bead; from Wupatki Pueblo.

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

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