Ear ornament

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Culture/People
Mebêngôkre (Kayapó/Cayapo) [Xikrin]
Seller
George Love, Non-Indian, 1937-1995
Collector
George Love, Non-Indian, 1937-1995
Object Name
Ear ornament
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Native Term
buridjouah
Place
Xikrin village; Pará State, North Region; Brazil
Date created
1960-1966
Collection History
Collected in 1966 by photographer George Love (1937-1995) while accompanying an ethnographic expedition; purchased by MAI from George Love in 1967.
Catalog Number
23/9439
Barcode
239439.000
See related items
Mebêngôkre (Kayapó/Cayapo) [Xikrin]
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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