University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:34-31-18
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yaruros
Provenience: Venezuela
State Of Apure
Lower Rio Capanaparo
Culture Area: Circum-Caribbean
Section:American
Materials:Gourd
Technique:Etched
Credit Line:University Museum / Columbia University Venezuelan Expedition; Vincenzo Petrullo, 1934

Description

Used by the male shaman. Etched dream designs consisting of gods, spirit ancestors, the great snake, and the shaman travelling to the abodes of the gods on horseback.


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