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Bead Blanks

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Description: Thin argillite bead blanks in a plainware or Verde Brown bowl. The blanks are of various shapes; some are square while others are six-sided. These blanks, of which there are 652, were found in a single cache. Only 19 are perforated.

Dimensions: Bead blanks average about 0.6 cm across. Bowl-3.8 cm H, 9.2 x 6.8 cm opening.

Collection: On display at the Tuzigoot National Monument Visitor Center (catalog card - bowl; catalog card - bead blanks).

Ryan Belnap/Monica Saaty, Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University
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