California shell artifacts

by Gifford, Edward Winslow

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  • Indians of North America -- Implements.,
  • Indians of North America -- California.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 63-64.

Statementby E. W. Gifford; appendix: additional bone artifacts by Phil C. Orr.
SeriesAnthropological records, v.9, no.1
ContributionsOrr, Phil C.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21924980M

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California Shell Artifacts, with Appendix: Additional Bone Artifacts. UC Anthropological Records Vol. 9, No. Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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