University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: William Curtis Farabee

Recent Discovery of Ancient Wampum Belts

By: William Curtis Farabee

During the summer of 1921, Doctor Gordon, the Director of the Museum, in company with Doctor Leon Legrain, paid a visit to the Cathedral at Chartres, France, and discovered in the crypt of the Cathedral in the Chapel of Saint Savinien and Saint Potentien, a gilded wooden frame containing two wampum belts made by the […]