University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:31230
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Sun Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Fiber
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2620 - Field No SF

Description

String for ornament with botanical material. Aromatic pieces of a plant, known in Pachacamac as "Chutunca". It grows in the Sierra. These pieces are also "remedies", for instance "contra el aire" para las muelas picadas, etc.


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