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Object Name Necklace
Collection Repatriation
Catalog Number 1997.3.1
Description Beads recovered from grave site. Unglazed clay beads of various shapes -- 6 leaf -shaped, 2 flower-shaped, 1 bird, 25 tubular beads (34) total. These items were strung on dental floss by Harlan Grover, the man who found them in his corn field.

*Because the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) is designed to protect sensitive cultural material, the example used here is entirely fictitious. The artifact depicted and described is a new tourist item purchased in Mexico in 1986.
Date 1500 yrs. bp.
Site # Grover - 1
Site Name Grover Farm
Search Terms Repatriation
Subjects Funerary Object