Global Connections of the Ancient Americans

Was There an Ancient Cowry Shells Trade?

articles by Yuri Kuchinsky posted in sci.archaeology

These discussions were about the cowries as used by ancient Americans, and by other peoples around the world. This subject is extremely obscure. I've found this information in some pretty old and out of the way books.

The exchanges on this subject were quite lively for a while in sci.arch. There're many more posts about this available from DejaNews. So please check out this useful Usenet archive if you wish to see the posts of my opponents in their entirety.

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