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Bead Maker's Tool; Blank

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Data Source
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Notes
KIT CONSISTS OF SAW BLADE AND SAW STAND AND 8 BEAD BLANKS OF RED AND GREEN SLATE. TWO OF THESE PIECES HAVE BEEN DRILLED. TWO TYPES OF BEADS WERE MADE WITH THIS KIT: A FLAT RECTANGULAR ONE AND A LONG SQUARE TYPE.
Record Last Modified
22 Jan 2015
Site Number
LA 82
Specimen Count
8
Collector
R. K. Harris
Donor Name
R. K. Harris
Site Name
Poverty Pt. Plantation-Macon Ridge
Accession Date
19 Mar 1986
Collection Date
1924 To 1980
Maximum Unknown - Object
11.2 cm
Object Type
Tool/Blank
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Accession Number
350434
USNM Number
A515936-0
Culture
Poverty Point Culture-Late Archaic
Topic
Archaeology
Place
West Carroll Parish, Louisiana, United States, North America