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Shell Bracelet/Anklet

Wupatki_20091123_438.jpg Carved Shell Pendant or Bracelet FragmentThumbnails

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

Description: Bracelet or anklet made from baby Glycymeris shells and found in Wupatki Pueblo. The edges of each individual shell are ground.

Average size of each shell: 0.9 cm x 0.8 cm x 0.15 cm ; 0.35 in x 0.32 in x 0.06 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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