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Accession # 1982.21.23
Title Man sorting through beads from Wappo burial site
Date 1971/1972
Collection Photographs
Description Photograph of man sorting through a pile of beads. Bones and other Wappo materials were uncovered while digging to make a reservoir. The beads were found near Big Ranch Road in 1971 and 1972. This photograph is documentation of what later became a case of grave robbery. The Napa County Coroner's Office investigated the case in 1992 to decide whether to seek a criminal indictment or ask for a voluntary return of artifacts and skeletal remains.

PF Location: 143

Wappo artifacts
Search Terms
Wappo artifacts
Status OK