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Ancolsa shell bead necklace / Northeast, Mississippian

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Ancolsa shell beads (34) strung to make a necklace. Beads range from 8 - 16 mm in length and 5 - 10 mm in diameter.

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Title(s): 
Ancolsa shell bead necklace
Culture: 
Northeast, Mississippian
Date: 
1000 BCE -- 700 CE
Period: 
Woodland Period
Place: 
Wilson Site, Calhoun, Illinois
Materials/Techniques: 
Ancolsa
Dimensions: 
24 in. (61 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
90.703
Department: 
Not On View

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