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Sling

Sling
Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Lenca
Collector
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Object Name
Sling
Media/Materials
Cordage
Techniques
Looped
Catalog Number
13/1065
Barcode
131065.000
Collection History
Collected in 1924 by anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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Lenca
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Conchagua; Conchagua Municipality; La Unión Department, Central Zone; El Salvador