TITLE

IDENTIFICATION

PUB. DATE
August 1985
SOURCE
Ornament;Aug85, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the smallest and the largest artifact beads. The microbeads of Harrappan, which are made from talc and kaolinite, as well as the stone microbeads of Afghanistan are some of the smallest at around 1-3mm in length and 1mm in diameter. The largest beads found are those of the Chumash. These beads are made of catlinite and are measured at over 50cm in length.
ACCESSION #
32622734

 

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