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Steatite Nose Plug

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

Description: Small nose plug carved from steatite. The plug came from the surface of Wupatki Pueblo, and it is speculated that it may have been a child's because of the small size.

Dimensions: 1.9 (L) x 0.85 (W) cm ( 0.75 (L) x 0.33 (W) in).

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

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