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Pendant

Pendant
Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
probably Tairona (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Possible collector
Russell Hastings Millward (Russell H. Millward), Non-Indian, 1877-1958
Previous owner
Russell Hastings Millward (Russell H. Millward), Non-Indian, 1877-1958
Seller
Russell Hastings Millward (Russell H. Millward), Non-Indian, 1877-1958
Presenter/funding source
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Date created
AD 1200-1800
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Object Name
Pendant
Media/Materials
Carnelian
Techniques
Ground, drilled, polished
Catalog Number
7/7669
Barcode
077669.000
Collection History
Collected or purchased from local residents by Russell Hastings Millward (1877-1958, an author and explorer), probably during travels in Latin America between 1910 and 1916; purchased by MAI in 1918 from Russell Hastings Millward using funds donated by Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Tairona (archaeological culture)
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Santa Marta; Santa Marta Municipality; Magdalena Department; Colombia