University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30943
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: From a girl mummy
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 218cm
Width: 56cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number951B - Field No SF

Description

fragment of wrapper of mummy bale

One long plain weave cotton web with all selvages present. The weaving technique is not consistent in fineness. Some areas are more loosely woven than others. Plant fiber ties laced into web. Color(s): Off-white.


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