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Museum number:
L-18551
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Accession number:
Acc.806
Object count:
1
Description:
Whole red abalone (Haliotis rufescens) shell; piece broken out in center.
Donor:
Jeremiah B. Lillard and Sacramento County Board of Education
Collection place:
CA-Sac-60 or 61 (Hicks site), Sacramento County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
Hicks Site
Collector:
Jeremiah B. Lillard and Sacramento Junior College Field Party
Collection date:
September 24, 1938
Taxon:
Haliotis rufescens (red abalone)
Object type:
archaeology
Accession date:
February 16, 1942
Context of use:
Burial.
Department:
Faunal remains
Comment:
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".
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