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    • Some resemblances in the ceramics of Central and North America

    • Vaillant, George Clapp, 1901-1945
    • Ceramics; Indian pottery; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Pottery, Prehistoric; Civilization; Indian influences; Indians of Central America; Indians of Mexico
    • (14,990kb pdf) Critical analysis of similarities and differences between various cultures of North and Central America; subsequent ideas as to the types of interactions (if any) between the cultures in North America and their counterparts in...
    • Chaco branch excavations at White Mound and in the Red Mesa Valley

    • Gladwin, Harold S. (Harold Sterling), 1883-1983
    • Archaeological surveying; Pueblo Indians; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (17,796kb, 13,414kb pdfs) Describes the excavations and findings at the White Mound and the Red Mesa Valley areas and their significance to the Pueblo cultures.
    • Archaeological survey of Chihuahua, Mexico

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Archaeological surveying; Indians of Central America; Architecture, Prehistoric; Indian pottery; Pottery, Prehistoric; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (36,648kb pdf) Archaeological survey of Chihuahua, Mexico to determine the culture groups that may have inhabited or influenced the development of culture in the area.
    • Wildlife news

    • Arizona. Game and Fish Dept.
    • Wildlife management--Arizona--Periodicals; Hunting--Arizona--Periodicals
    • This title contains one or more publications. The Wildlife News is distributed in the first and third weeks of every month.These digital items were created from emails sent to the repository from AZGFD [e-news@phx-listserv.ad.gf.state.az.us].
    • Evaluation of various types of bridge deck joints

    • Baker Engineering & Energy
    • Bridges--Floors--Joints--Evaluation.
    • 113 pages (PDF version). File size: 2202 KB. Each year numerous bridge deck joints must be replaced and/or repaired in the Arizona State Highway System. Although considerable research has been conducted in this area, most of the work deals with...
    • Mogollon culture of southwestern New Mexico

    • Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-
    • Mogollon culture; Indians of North America--Antiquities; Excavations (Archaeology)--New Mexico; Architecture, Prehistoric--New Mexico; Mimbres River Valley (N.M.)--Antiquities; Catron County (N.M.)--Antiquities; Grant County (N.M.)--Antiquities;...
    • This report is concerned with the excavations in two pit house villages of southwestern New Mexico; the first, the Mogollon village, situated on the east bank of the San Francisco River about ten miles north of Glenwood, in Catron County; and the...
    • Excavations at Mesa Verde National Park, 1947-48

    • O'Bryan, Deric, 1913-
    • Excavations (Archaeology); Architecture, Prehistoric; Material culture; Pueblo Indians
    • Based on excavations at Mesa Verde National Park, this paper outlines the region's cultural stages between 525 and 1200 AD.
    • FLower Money

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact - Exchange Medium - Coin
    • A 3mm thick round piece of silver with an embossed flower design, used both as a pendant and as a medium of exchange. Also called Willow Leaf Money, it was made and used in Burma, 1600 - 1800. Flower money was produced in the Shan provinces along...
    • Tilari

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A "Tilari" is seven metal beads strung together on several strands of glass seed beads. The metal beads then look like one large bead instead of seven small ones. In this example, the seed beads are white, but red and green are the preferred...
    • Bone Pendant

    • Unknown
    • Personal Aritifact - Adornment - Necklace
    • A carved bone pendant from Papua, New Guinea. May have been used as a nose ornament.
    • Mithan Pendant

    • Naga Tribe
    • Personal Artifacts - Adornment - Pendant
    • A carved bone pendant made from a Mithan skull with small bundles of black hair attached at the base. Faces and concentric circles are carved in the bone. Mithan is the type of cattle raised by the Naga People and a Mithan face is the official Seal...
    • "Balangandas" Necklace

    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Necklace
    • A cast silver metal frame with two birds on a vine and dangles of hollow fruit, gourds and a wooden hand. This necklace is known as "balangandas" - originally a chain of amulets or charms (teeth, bells, horn, shell, etc.) worn by slaves as...
    • Ancient Glass Mixed Bead Necklace

    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifact - Adornment - Necklace
    • A combination of Ancient glass beads dating from the Roman to Islamic Period, 63BC - 1400AD. Detail: The detail shows the bottom beads on the necklace strands and closeups of design motifs such as trailed lines are easy to see.
    • Philippine Wedding Necklace, detail

    • Isneg Tribe
    • Communication Artifact; Personal Symbol
    • A detail of the Philippine Wedding Necklace from North Luzon Island. This shows the Mother-of-Pearl triangular shape, 2 brass thimbles, small shells, glass seed beads and a large blue Peking glass trade bead all hanging from a strand of buttons,...
    • Roman Period Bead

    • Unknown
    • Personal Artifacts - Adornment - Bead
    • A glass bead from the Roman Period, 63BC - 14AD, probably made in Egypt. It features a band of mosaic glass depicting a double wave of yellow and black.
    • Sorcerer's Armband

    • Unknown
    • Communication Artifacts - Ceremonial Artifact - Relic
    • A hand-carved bone armband worn as dance regalia by Tibetan priests during ceremonies to drive away evil spirits. The dance outfit includes an apron and a pair of armbands. The carved plaques depict Himalayan deities and emblems important to the...

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