From: Peru | Sun Temple | Pachacamac

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 31230
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Peru | Sun Temple | Pachacamac
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Fiber

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.

Credit Line William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 2620 - Field No SF

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