Charm/Amulet

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Culture/People
Kogi (Kagaba)
Expedition sponsor
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (The University Museum)
Museum of the American Indian - Heye Foundation (MAI-HF), 1916-1989
Collector
Gregory Mason, Non-Indian, 1889-1968
Object Name
Charm/Amulet
Media/Materials
Seed/seeds, cordage
Techniques
Strung
Object Type
Personal items
Native Term
ubansuci
Place
Palomino; Dibulla Municipality; La Guajira Department; Colombia
Collection History
Collected in 1931 by journalist and anthropologist Gregory Mason (1889-1968) during fieldwork sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and MAI.
Catalog Number
18/1472
Barcode
181472.000
See related items
Kogi (Kagaba)
Personal items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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