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Culture/People:
probably Intihuasi Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Manuel B. Zavaleta, Non-Indian, 1862-1925  Search this
Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago Natural History Museum), 1893-  Search this
Previous seller:
Manuel B. Zavaleta, Non-Indian, 1862-1925  Search this
Object Name:
Bifacial tool/projectile point
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Flaked/chipped
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Tafí del Valle Department; Tucumán Province; Argentina
Date created:
6000-2000 BC
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; part of a collection assembled by Manuel B. Zavaleta (1862-1925, an Argentine police chief and public official) of material excavated and looted from archaeological sites in Argentina in the 1880s and 1890s; exhibited as part of Manuel Zavaleta's collection at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1904; purchased by the Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago, Illinois) from Manuel Zavaleta in 1904 or 1905; acquired by MAI through an exchange with the Field Museum in 1918.
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Catalog Number:
8/7072
Barcode:
087072.002
See related items:
Intihuasi Tradition (archaeological culture)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_93527