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Carved Shell Pendant or Bracelet Fragment

Wupatki_20091123_433.jpg Glycymeris Shell Bracelet, Alternate ViewThumbnailsShell Bracelet/Anklet

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

Description: Carved Glycymeris shell from Wupatki Pueblo. The carving may be of a lizard, but it is unknown if the piece served as a bracelet or perhaps a pendant.

Dimensions: Unknown.

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

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