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1910 Print Ellis Landing Shellmound Contour Plan Map Excavation Archaeology XGZ9

1910 Print Ellis Landing Shellmound Contour Plan Map Excavation Archaeology XGZ9

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This is an original 1910 halftone print map of a contour plan of the Ellis Landing Shellmound in California.

A shellmound or midden is a wasteland used by previous human settlements, which accumulated with domestic waste containing shells, animal bones, human excrement, vermin and other ecological and human waste products. These pits were originally created by nomadic groups, who generally utilized the disposal area a single time before moving on. However, sedentary communities would use the dumps for extended periods of time. This particular shellmound was located near San Francisco Bay and the Richmond Inner Harbor in California.

CONDITION

This 101+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note the original mailing creases on this print.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 14.5 x 11.75 inches; 37 x 30 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Archaeological, American Ethnology, Ancient Cultures, Ancient Civilizations

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