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Beads

Museum number:
L-14824
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210l0014824
Alternate number:
22 (1938) (burial number)
Accession number:
Acc.806
Object count:
536
Count note:
not counted but weighed
Description:
String, saddle-shaped olivella beads"; "saddle" crossed out and "mixed" added above it in pencil. (a) 492 cupped olivella; (b) 36 lipped; (c) 4 clam; (d) 4 magnesite (added in pencil). Multiple fragments of analyzed beads made up of shell
Donor:
Jeremiah B. Lillard and Sacramento County Board of Education
Collection place:
CA-Sac-60, Sacramento County, California
Collector:
Jeremiah B. Lillard
Collection date:
unknown
Taxon:
Olivella
Object type:
archaeology
Accession date:
February 16, 1942
Context of use:
Burial.
Department:
NAGPRA-associated Funerary Objects
Dimensions:
weight 74.84 grams
Comment:
Piece count in ledger: "536" written in pencil. "Found" written in next to cat. number in ledger, refers to handwritten note in the front of the first volume of the Lillard ledger. The note reads: "Started checking specimens present in collection at U.C.M.A. on 3/8/50. Those present are marked "found" in back of catalogue number. W. Pendry".