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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Chayahuita (Chaywita)  Search this
Collector:
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998  Search this
Previous owner:
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998  Search this
Seller:
Nicole H. Maxwell, Non-Indian, 1905-1998  Search this
Object Name:
Nose flute
Media/Materials:
Nut/nuts
Techniques:
Perforated
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Río Yanayacu, Río Huallaga valley; Chayahuitas; Alto Amazonas Province; Loreto Region; Peru
Date created:
1960-1965
Collection History:
Collected between 1965 and 1966 by Nicole H. Maxwell (1905-1998, a pioneering researcher of traditional South American Native medicine and ethnobotany from the 1940s through the 1980s); purchased by MAI from Nicole H. Maxwell in 1967.
Catalog Number:
23/9760
Barcode:
239760.000
See related items:
Chayahuita (Chaywita)
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_254968