Finding Aid for the Southern Coastal California (Chumash & Gabrieleno) Indian Archaeolgical Collections

Processed by Fowler Museum staff; Machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Southern Coastal California (Chumash & Gabrieleno) Indian Archaeolgical Collections
Collection number: n/a
Collector: University of California, Los Angeles. Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Archaeology Collections Facility
Extent: n/a
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Archaeology Collections Facility
Los Angeles, California 90095-1549
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Southern Coastal California (Chumash & Gabrieleno) Indian Archaeolgical Collections, Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Archaeology Collections Facility, University of California, Los Angeles.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Chumash Indians
Indians of North America --California.


Container List

 

Gabrielino steatite pipe undated

 

Chumash sandstone mortar undated

 

Chumash steatite pipe undated

 

Chumash incised steatite comal / pendant undated

 

Chumash model canoe undated

 

Chumash arrow straightener undated

 

Chumash steatite arrow straightener undated

 

Chumash stone pestle Early (6000 B.C.) - Historic (A.D. 1800)

Scope and Content Note

C. King noted that the stone was degraded sandstone.
Chumash have identified it as a yellow ochre paint stick.
 

Chumash vessicular basalt sweat stone/pestle undated

 

Chumash thick pelican effigy-front Middle (500 B.C.) - Late Period (A.D. 1800)

 

Chumash bone awl Middle (500 B.C.) - Late Period (A.D. 1800)

 

Chumash juncus trinket basket fragment undated

 

Chumash chert knife Late Period (A.D. 1250 - 1800)

 

Chumash granite pestle blank Early (6000 B.C.) - Historic (A.D. 1800)

 

Chumash volcanic small mortar Late Period (A.D. 1250 - 1800)

 

Chumash finishing stone Middle (500 B.C.) - Late Period (A.D. 1800)

Scope and Content Note

Worked on both sides.
Used for finishing stone tools.
 

Chumash sandstone pestle Early (6000 B.C.) - Historic (A.D. 1800)

 

Gabrielino limpet shell ring undated

 

Fernandeno shell beads Middle Period, phase 1 - 2 (500 B.C.-A.D. 500)

 

Chumash thin pelican effigy Middle (500 B.C.) - Late Period (A.D. 1800)

 

Gabrielino whale effigy undated

 

Gabrielino incised steatite comal undated

 

Gabrielino abalone shell fishhook Late Period (A.D. 1250 - 1800)

 

Gabrielino steatite memory pendant-front undated

 

Chumash bone fish gorge Late Period (A.D. 1250 - 1800)

 

Chumash compound bone fish barb Late Period (A.D. 1250 - 1800)

 

Chumash bone hairpin undated

 

Chumash memory stone Early (6000 B.C.) - Historic (A.D. 1800)

 

Chumash asphaltum grass skirt weights undated

 

Chumash quartz drill Late Period (A.D. 1250 - 1800)

 

Chumash willow stick figure fragment undated

 

Chumash basalt pestle Middle (500 B.C.) - Late Period (A.D. 1800)

 

Chumash basalt mano Early (6000 B.C.) - Historic (A.D. 1800)

Scope and Content Note

Chumash commented on possible use as massage stone.
 

Chumash yucca quids (4) undated

 

Gabrielino bird bone whistle undated

Scope and Content Note

Has one stop and asphaltum plug in end.
 

Chumash asphaltum fragments (3) Early Period (6000 B.C.) - Historic (A.D. 1800)

 

Gabrielino basin metate undated

 

Gabrielino abalone shell container Late Period (A.D. 1250 - 1800)

Scope and Content Note

Two drill holes in bottom.
 

Chumash sandstone anvil/pestle blank Early (6000 B.C.) - Historic (A.D. 1800)

 

Chumash granite mortar blank/weight Early (6000 B.C.) - Historic (A.D. 1800)

Scope and Content Note

May have been used as balast for canoe.