Journal Of California And Great Basin Anthropology

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To this end, we examine patterns in the acquisition of exotic materials, especially
obsidian and marine-shell beads, in relationship ... In a review of the
ethnographic literature, Davis (1961) assembled a lengthy list of goods that were
moved, ranging from consumables such as acorns and salt, to non-food goods
such as clam and Olivella beads, to finished ... main artifact category employed in
tracing regional interaction in California and the Great Basin (e.g., Bettinger 1982
; Bouey and ...

Papers On Anthropology Of The Western Great Basin

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The abundance and stylistic variation of shell beads as they occur over time in
archaeological sites make them useful as chronological guides, and they are
used in parts of California for this purpose in the same way as projectile points in
the Great Basin and ceramics in the ... Loud (Loud and Harrington l929:l05, Pl. l7:
a,b) in l9l2 found three examples of a series of spire-ground Olivella biplicata
shells.

Tebiwa

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The only artifacts associated with this grave are 27 Olivella shell beads. ... at the
Braden site both small and medium-sized, end ground Olivella beads appear
earlier in the archaeolgical record than in California and the western Great Basin.

Current Views On Great Basin Archaeology

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In so far as the other beads found at each site are a reliable guide, the Ch-2
specimen should date from Middle Horizon ... Triangle and diamond patterns are
shared, though the designs on bone in California are cross-hatched, whereas
these patterns on shell in the Basin are hachured. ... Another possible source of
inspiration might be Southern California, where, though incised Olivella beads
are rare, ...

Contributions Of The University Of California Archaeological Research Facility

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... as chronological guides, and they are used in parts of California for this
purpose in the same way as projectile points in the Great Basin and ceramics in
the Southwest. Shell beads were chiefly employed in body ornamentation (wrist
bands, necklaces, or sewn on clothing) and are found in open sites, usually as ...
17: a, b) in 1912 found three examples of a series of spire-ground olivella
biplicata shells.

Handbook Of North American Indians Great Basin

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217 Great Basin Rectilinear Style petroglyphs, Lagomarsino site, Nev. 217 Great
Basin Rectilinear Style ... 240 Leather moccasin with olivella shell beads from
Lovelock Cave. Nev. ... 247 Correspondence between California and Great Basin
cultural periods. 248 Contract ... town locations. 337 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

Papers On Mesoamerican Archaeology

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The abundance and stylistic variation of shell beads as they occur over time in
archaeological sites make them useful as chronological guides, and they are
used in parts of California for this purpose in the same way as projectile points in
the Great Basin and ceramics in the Southwest. Shell beads ... 17:a,b) in 1912
found three examples of a series of spire-ground Olivella biplicata shells. Two of
these ...

Anthropological Papers Of The American Museum Of Natural History

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1l5 5 Great Basin leads and Ornaments: Late Prelistoric Period ... Nonetheless,
because this synopsis presents an Olivella bead typology of potential utility
throughout California and the Great Basin, we do not believe ... 3 f 1 O .2 M qiv
BIV 1987 99 BENNYHOFF AND HUGHES: SHELL BEAD AND ORNAMENT
EXCHANGE ...

Prehistory Of The Far West

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The Washo are a Hokan-speaking people, the most easterly representatives in
California of that once widely spread linguistic stock. ... As I pointed out in
Chapter 6, the Hokan were at an early time in all likelihood in the Great Basin
from which they were ... This was done by comparing a list of 64 traits of Lovelock
culture prepared by Grosscup (1954, 22-23) with the ... as much as 7,500 years
ago, as shown by the Leonard Rockshelter with its Olivella shell beads from the
Pacific Coast.