Spear

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Culture/People
Yanomamö (Yanomamo)
Collector
Mahekodo-teri Mission, Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco, 1950-
Previous owner
David McMeans, Non-Indian
Sarah McMeans, Non-Indian
Donor
David McMeans, Non-Indian
Sarah McMeans, Non-Indian
Object Name
Spear
Media/Materials
Bamboo, wood, twine/string, feather/feathers
Techniques
Cut, carved, wrapped, tied
Dimensions
156.0 x 3.2 x 1.0 cm
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Boco Mavaca (village near the Silesian Mission at Mahekodo-teri/Majicodoteri); Río Orinoco; Amazonas State, Guayana Region; Venezuela
Date created
circa 1955
Collection History
Collected by members of the Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco at their mission at Mahekodo-teri/Majicodoteri on the Orinoco after 1950; given to David and Sarah McMeans by the Salesian Sisters in 1963 or 1964; donated to NMAI by Mr. And Mrs. McMeans in 2011.
Catalog Number
26/8508
Barcode
268508.000
See related items
Yanomamö (Yanomamo)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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