Download e-book for iPad: California and Great Basin Olivella Shell Bead Guide by Randall T Milliken,Al W Schwitalla

By Randall T Milliken,Al W Schwitalla

Olivella shell beads are ubiquitous at valuable California Indian websites and have been traded a long way inland via the neighborhood population. Their unique styles of manufacture offer archaeologists with very important chronological, morphological, and distributional details. This guide—authored by means of a qualified artifact replicator and an archaeological professional on shell bead typology-- deals a good built 16-category typology, together with the descriptive, temporal, and metric features of every sort, illustrated with nearly 2 hundred colour pictures. Spiral absolute to facilitate box and laboratory paintings, it truly is a vital software for carrying out archaeology within the American west. backed by way of the Society for California Archaeology and Pacific Legacy, Inc.

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