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A body piercing through the free margin of the ear
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The fisheries for the queen conch, Strombus, gigas, mangrove oyster, Crassostrea rhizophorae, and other shelled mollusks of Puerto Rico.
9) With a wide array of themes that depict various versions of the strombus galeatus shell, the vessel cannot be fully understood or "read" without outside knowledge of the significance of the shell in Moche ideology and the specific theme for which it acts as an index.
Station Habitats Seafloor Soil substrate (n = 3 per species) (n = 3 per species) 1 Strombus urceus Tapes dorsatus Tectus fenestratus Periglypta lacerata Anadara antiquata 2 Tectus fenestratus Trachycardium alternatum Tapes dorsatus Placuna ephippium Strombus turturella 3 Telescopium telescopium Polymesoda bengalensis Lingula unguis Katelysia japonica Station Habitats Sea grass Coralline area (n = 3 per species) (n = 3 per species) 1 Atrina vexillum Spondylus squamosus Pinna bicolor Pinna muricata 2 Pinna bicolor Spondylus albibarbatus Atrina vexillum Spondylus squamosus 3 Table 3: Shellfish toxicities at Murcielagos Bay, Philippines.
2] is estimated to contain some two billion Strombus gibberulus shells (Osborne 1979: 33); a species described by Masse et al.
Algunas consideraciones sobre la identificacion del material arqueologico de concha: el caso del strombus gigas en el archipielago de Los Roques, Venezuela.
Esta fase se caracteriza por numerosos instrumentos de trabajo manufacturados en la concha del Strombus o Cassis, como gubias con un filo util biselado para el trabajo de la madera, asi como buriles hechos con el labio de la concha, hachas y martillos (op.
Las conchas de caracol Strombus Gigas, "caracol reina" --producto de exportacion tipico de la costa caribe de Yucatan, con gran demanda en el resto de Mesoamerica-- aparecen repetidamente representadas, bastante lejos del litoral, en los murales de Teotihuacan.
ONLOOKERS watch as French factory ship the Strombus, with 27 crew on board, burns in Galway Bay.
SU Depth Sample Context (cm) Sokoli Sq SE Wk 10164 10 125 Strombus Middle (1, 21) luhuanus archaeological deposit Sokoli Sq SE Wk 10165 12A 170 Strombus Base of (1, 21) luhuanus suspected horticultural feature Ormi Sq 1 Wk 10161 1 15.
Tanto Spondylus como Strombus eran importantes en los grandes centros tempranos de los Andes, como Cerro Narrio y Chavin y el hecho de que en Real Alto, durante el periodo Valdivia III (ca.
Developmental plasticity in the shell of the Queen Conch Strombus gigas.