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Amulet

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Native NameNdi
Object Number:96-1-791
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pume
Yaruro
Provenience: Venezuela
Doro Ana
Culture Area: Circum-Caribbean
Date Made: 1990
Early Date: 1990
Late Date: 1990
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Anthracite (uncertain)
Length: 2.71 cm
Width: 1.18 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Russell D. Greaves, 1996
Other Number:1992-3-651 - Field No SF

Description

Stone carved into the shape of a bird with an enlongated beek with a hole that has a red string strung through it in it's tail. Worn by women on necklaces of commercial beads and coins,and are infrequently worn singly by men on curagua thread or nylon strings.

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