Wampum Box


Location: On Display in the Native American Voices

From: California (State)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 97-84-2098
Current Location Native American Voices - On Display
Culture Hupa
Provenience California (State)
Culture Area California Culture Area
Section American
Materials Antler

For dentalium shell "money". Made from a section of elk antler; carved with central cylinder hollowed and slit to hold the shells. Decorated with etched and blackened joined triangles.

Height 4 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Length 14 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Credit Line Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number L-84-2098 - Old Museum Number | 29221 - ANSP Number | 17347 incorrect - ANSP Number

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