Jar

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Culture/People
Canelos Kichua
Artist/Maker
Alicia Canelos, Canelos Kichua
Collector
Dr. Norman E. Whitten, Non-Indian
Dorothea Scott Whitten (Sibby Whitten), Non-Indian, 1930-2011
Donor
Dr. Norman E. Whitten, Non-Indian
Object Name
Jar
Media/Materials
Pottery, tree pitch/gum
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, burnished, incised, coated
Dimensions
19 x 21.8 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Native Term
ichilla yanuna manga
Place
Sarayaku; Pastaza Canton; Pastaza Province; Ecuador
Date created
1986
Collection History
Collected or acquired by anthropologists Norman E. Whitten and Dorothea Scott Whitten (1930–2011) in 1986 in Quito, Ecuador, during anthropological research and humanitarian work with the Amazonian peoples of Ecuador; donated to NMAI by Dr. Norman E. Whitten in 2019.
Catalog Number
27/438
Barcode
270438.000
See related items
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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