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Possible Nose or Cheek Plug

Wupatki_20091123_428.jpg Steatite Nose PlugThumbnailsCarved Bone Gaming Piece

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

Description: Carved white stone that could have been a nose or cheek plug.

Dimensions: 1.9 (L) x 1.46 (W) cm (0.75 (L) x 0.57 (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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