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A Burial Cave In Baja California

Auhtor: William Massey

Language: english
Published: 1960

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history,  post 1930
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Review by Timothy B. Riley, February 2006


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Burial Cave In Baja California':

... the assistance of Mrs. Gene Marquez, whose services as a typist were provided by the Department of Biological Sciences of the University of Florida. Above ...
... of carrying 348 7. Detail showing insertion of feathers in hitches of carrying 349. [Illustration: Map 1. Baja California, showing location of Baha ...
... along the gulf coast in the 16th century. Later there were occasional contacts with these natives by Jesuit explorers during the first half of ...
... appears to be the remnant of a cord that had been tied around it. Since the pipe had been broken at that end, it may have been repaired aboriginally ...
... appear in two distinct sizes, even as they are represented in the two Baha de Los Angeles specimens. There is the long type, measuring more than 15 cm., ...
... do not occur in the Gulf of California, these shells must have been obtained by the Baha de Los Angeles people from the Pacific Coast, either directly ...
... from the Mission period, or it could have been derived from pottery-making Indians to the north. Neither source has been adequately studied on the ...
... lines, are present. At the end of the whistle opposite the mouth is the remnant of a hole in which there is a fragment of knotted cordage. No other ...
... thrower or atlatl. Although that weapon is unreported in the Spanish sources on central and northern Baja California, dart-throwers were reported by Spanish ...
... the microscope, one of the specimens shows a single fiber, used as a tie at a position where a new bundle of fibers is added, weaving in and out of ...
... down by the succeeding wrappings and the final end pulled tight under the entire series and cut off. The same type of cord is used for the secondary ...
... Guadalupe Mountain area (Ferdon, 1946, pp. 15-16) and portions of Texas (Jackson, 1937, p. 157). ting. Hairs.-Two complete hairs (139534a and b) ...
... from the Great Basin. Loud and Harrington picture several from Lovelock Cave, but give no description of the knotting technique (1929, pl. 41). However, ...
... Although now there is considerable rigidity introduced into the fibers by dirt, the mass of ties always prevented this from being a softly hanging piece. To ...
... is 2-ply, Z-twisted in a loose twist. This method served to fasten the bundles to the cord, space them, and to hold them closely. This tying consists ...
... of the specimen is not known. The largest section is 25 cm. long and 7.7 cm. wide (pl. 17, d). The original warps were three heavy cords which were ...
... with mainland Mexico. The Seri of Tiburon Island and Sonora were probably the intermediary traders. These Indians are well aware of the peninsula opposite ...
... of its artifacts with cultural materials from central Baja California to support the contentions of Malcolm Rogers (1945, p. 191 passim). Without ...
... Lower California. Univ. Calif. Ibero-Americana: 15. Berkeley. Rogers, Malcolm 1945. An Outline of Yuman Prehistory. Southwestern Jour. Anthro., 1(2):167-198. ...
... 7.7 cm. wide. PLATE 18. a. Rim sherd (139614b). b. Reconstruction of pot, diameter 27 cm., height 17 cm., thickness about 9 mm. [Illustration: PLATE ...