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Culture/People
Quechua
Collector
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006
Expedition sponsor
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-
Object Name
Staff
Media/Materials
Palm wood (Chonta palm), aluminum, iron, brass, iron hook, metal chain, metal wire
Techniques
Carved, cut, punched, wrapped, folded, embossed, drilled, cast, strung
Dimensions
98.70 x 2.00 x 3.20 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Tambo; Ayacucho Region; Peru
Date created
1920-1940
Collection History
Purchased in 1951 by anthropologist Beate R. Salz (1913-2006) from a small village store in Tambo, Peru, during MAI fieldwork supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
Catalog Number
21/8535
Barcode
218535.000
See related items
Quechua
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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