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Eggshell Cave: A Ceremonial Site in the Western Mojave Desert, California

  • Author(s): Thomas O'Donnell, John;
  • Sutton, Mark Q;
  • Robinson, R. W
  • et al.

Excavations at a small cave in the western Mojave Desert revealed a small ceremonial location dating from late prehistoric times where, we believe, a person or persons ingested Amsinckia seeds for their hallucinogenic effect, likely for ritual purposes.

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