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Object ID 12.0315
Object Name Bead
Material Glass
Description a) One black mold-pressed polished glass bead fragment, no taper to perforation and it doesn't go all the way through the bead. Opaque c) One black mold-pressed round-faceted glass bead, perforation tapers and facets irregular. Opaque. Mold seam visible. b) One drawn gobular glass bead with tube extension (possibly fits into polished bead fragment as clasp fastener of some sort) Opaque with rough uneven texture.

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 DKF8N
Level 9
Feature 8
Excavated by Pedro Gonzalez; Koji Ozawa; Loren Conway
Collector Laura Jones
Collection Archaeology - Dam Keeper