These bone beads were found at a Late Woodland site in Montgomery County, southwestern Virginia. They are highly polished and were probably strung onto a necklace or sewn onto clothing as decoration. Bone beads were produced during the Middle Woodland period as well.
Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA
500 B.C.E. - 1600 C.E.
.JPG, 889 × 601
Still Image Item Type Metadata
889 × 601
“Bone Beads,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed January 28, 2022, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/501.