University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 33431
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Huaca Paraiso
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: On the left of the road from Chuquitanta to Marques, near to the stream Chillon.
Section:American
Materials:Fiber
Reed (plant)
Clay
Seed
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number616 - Field No SF

Description

weaver's baskets with contents from 33432 to 33435. Also: 22 spindles with whorls and thread, and 10 without thread, 12 spindles with no whorls and no thread, and also a broken thick spindle, and broken reed spindle, 4 spindles with no whorls and thread, a long knitting needle, and a shorter knitting needle, a small weaving stick, 2 beans, peanut kernel, broken whorl, 4 cones of white wool or cotton, 1 ball of white thread


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