Ritual equipment

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Culture/People
Chachilla (Cayapas)
Collector
Samuel A. Barrett (Samuel Alfred Barrett/S.A. Barrett), Non-Indian, 1879-1965
Expedition sponsor
Marie A. Heye (Marie Antoinette Lawrence Heye), Non-Indian, 1845-1915
Object Name
Ritual equipment
Media/Materials
Obsidian
Techniques
Flaked/chipped
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Río Cayapas; Esmeraldas Province; Ecuador
Collection History
Collected between 1908 and 1909 by Samuel A. Barrett (1879-1965, later Director of the Milwaukee Public Museum and Research Associate at the Lowie Museum of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley) during fieldwork sponsored by George Gustav Heye and his mother, Marie Antoinette Lawrence Heye (1845-1915).
Catalog Number
2/3947
Barcode
023947.000
See related items
Chachilla (Cayapas)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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