Interpretation of Burial M33 at the Longshan Site of Liangchengzhen
A relatively rich burial, M33, was excavated in 2000 at the late prehistoric, Longshan period center of Liangchengzhen by a collaborative team from Shandong University, The Field Museum, and Yale University. The most unusual grave good was a turquoise artifact located on the left arm of the interred. This presentation provides a description of contextual, use-wear, comparative and replication analyses in order to better understand the nature of the turquoise artifact and the burial ritual for the deceased.
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Interpretation of Burial M33 at the Longshan Site of Liangchengzhen. Geoffrey Cunnar, Fengshi Luan. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 397044)
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