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Object ID 12.0319
Object Name Bead
Other Name Faceted bead
Material Glass
Description Black mold-pressed round-faceted plano-convex glass bead. No taper to perforation. Very small perforation hole. Convex upper face is covered with triangular and quadrilateral ground facets. The base is unaltered. Remnants of mold seam encircle middle. These have rosy cast in bright light. Opaque.
Dimensions Dia-0.803 cm
Provenance The Stanford University Archaeologist's Office summer 2012 dig pertained to the history of Searsville Dam and Reservoir and took place at the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve on Stanford land in San Mateo County, California. The Dam keeper's house was one of the properties sought and thirty-five test pits were excavated in an area to the west and south of Searsville Dam. This item was from one of the test pits.
Found North America; United States; San Mateo County; Jasper Ridge Preserve
Site Name Dam Keeper
Site # SU-01
Unit DKF8C
Level 8
Feature 8
Excavated by Fanya Becks; Pedro Gonzalez; Koji Ozawa; Lauren Conway
Collector Laura Jones
Collection Archaeology - Dam Keeper