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These shell beads were recovered from the Booth archeological site in Comanche County during the Kansas Archeology Training Program field school in 1989. The bead on the left is made of an Olivella shell and the one on the right from a mussel shell. The shell is delicate and great care must have been taken to create the beads. The Booth site has evidence of multiple or long term occupations that are part of the Wilmore complex (1000 - 1500 CE) in western Kansas.

Date: 1400-1499 CE

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Shell Beads from the Booth Site, 14CM406 - 1

Item Number: 511891
Call Number: 14CM406-1240 & 14CM406-3550
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 511891

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