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Amulet

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Native NameNdi
Object Number:96-1-880
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pume
Provenience: Venezuela
Doro Ana
Culture Area: Circum-Caribbean
Date Made: 1990
Early Date: 1990
Late Date: 1990
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Anthracite (uncertain)
Length: 2.94 cm
Width: 0.76 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Russell D. Greaves, 1996
Other Number:1992-3-651 - Field No SF

Description

A stone carved into an ovel with a point on one end and a retangle with a hole in it on the other. It is 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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