Image of grave  holding an adult male, 35-39 years of age, accompanied by a fascinating set of offerings.
This necklace was around the neck of a robust male 20-25 years-old buried in a flexed position, the first individual interred in the Feature 63 grave. The necklace was made of 81 medium-to-large glass beads (13 of which had disintegrated into powder) and 12 small cylindrical and discoidal shell beads made of conch columella. The beads were still articulated when uncovered, and thus could be restrung in their original order. Several types of trade beads were included and these had been strung in groups separating two groups of shell beads, thus giving the necklace a symmetrically opposed design. Photo by Bob Ricklis.
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