Fish trap

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Culture/People
Wayuu (Guajira/Goajiro)
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
Fish trap
Media/Materials
Bark, wood, cordage
Techniques
Wrapped, tied
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
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
18/1285
Barcode
181285.000
See related items
Wayuu (Guajira/Goajiro)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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