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Necklace, Shell

Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Object Type:
Necklace
Place:
Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina, South America
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
032817
USNM Number:
E178007-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8352326
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Canoe accessories

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe accessories
Media/Materials:
Wood, animal bone, hide
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province; Argentina
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
14/2271
Barcode:
142271.009
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153080
Additional Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Possible owner:
Walter (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
William (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Wits (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Sarmiento (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Mapi grass (Juncus magellanicus)
Techniques:
Coiled
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Native Term:
tawĕˊla
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
14/2282
Barcode:
142282.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153094
Additional Online Media:

Harpoon model/miniature

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Previous owner:
J. F. G. Umlauff (Gustave Umlauff), 1868-1974  Search this
Seller:
J. F. G. Umlauff (Gustave Umlauff), 1868-1974  Search this
MAI agent:
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Harpoon model/miniature
Media/Materials:
Wood, animal bone, cordage
Techniques:
Wrapped, barbed, carved
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
17/6629
Barcode:
176629.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_188758
Additional Online Media:

Spear point

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Previous owner:
Cranmore Ethnographical Museum  Search this
Object Name:
Spear point
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone
Techniques:
Barbed
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
19/6717
Barcode:
196717.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_210193
Additional Online Media:

Canoe model, paddle/paddles, and fishing gear

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Collector:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Seller:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe model, paddle/paddles, and fishing gear
Media/Materials:
Wood, iron nails, paint, animal bone, sinew, peat
Techniques:
Carved, nailed, wrapped, painted, dried
Dimensions:
83 x 20 x 17 cm
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Place:
Mussels Bay, Isla Navarino (Navarin Island); Antártica Chilena Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
5/8571
Barcode:
058571.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Watercraft and accessories
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_63331
Additional Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Possible owner:
Walter (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
William (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Wits (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Sarmiento (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Mapi grass (Juncus magellanicus)
Techniques:
Coiled
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Native Term:
tawĕˊla
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
14/2303
Barcode:
142303.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_152308
Additional Online Media:

Headband with scratching stick

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Possible owner:
Wits (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Headband with scratching stick
Media/Materials:
Hide, wood
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term:
hehel
Place:
Puerto Mejillones (Magallanes); Antártica Chilena Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)
Catalog Number:
14/2361
Barcode:
142361.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153135
Additional Online Media:

Awl

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Object Name:
Awl
Media/Materials:
Wood, iron point
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Native Term:
ámi
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province; Argentina
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
14/2376
Barcode:
142376.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153156
Additional Online Media:

Spear point

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Object Name:
Spear point
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone
Techniques:
Barbed
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term:
awaía
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Date created:
circa 1920
Catalog Number:
14/2327
Barcode:
142327.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_151919
Additional Online Media:

Necklace

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Possible owner:
Mary (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Wife of Manuel (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Necklace
Media/Materials:
Shell/shells, sinew
Techniques:
Strung
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Native Term:
apúrrshka
Place:
Puerto Mejillones or Puerto Piedra; Isla Navarino (Navarin Island); Antártica Chilena Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)
Catalog Number:
14/2340
Barcode:
142340.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_151940
Additional Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Possible owner:
Walter (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
William (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Wits (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Sarmiento (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Mapi grass (Juncus magellanicus)
Techniques:
Coiled
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Native Term:
tawĕˊla
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
14/2289
Barcode:
142289.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153101
Additional Online Media:

Mask model/miniature

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Previous owner:
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Mask model/miniature
Media/Materials:
Sealskin/fur
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Place:
Puerto Mejillones (Magallanes); Antártica Chilena Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)
Date created:
1925
Catalog Number:
14/2362
Barcode:
142362.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Masks and Masking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153137
Additional Online Media:

Hide dressing tool

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Object Name:
Hide dressing tool
Media/Materials:
Stone, mussel shell/shells
Techniques:
Ground
Object Type:
Hide working tools
Native Term:
tuᵍwĕˊna
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province; Argentina
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
14/2365
Barcode:
142365.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Hide working tools
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153140
Additional Online Media:

Spear point

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Spear point
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone
Techniques:
Barbed
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
12/9894
Barcode:
129894.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_139314
Additional Online Media:

Canoe paddle

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Previous owner:
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe paddle
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Native Term:
apí
Place:
Puerto Mejillones (Magallanes); Antártica Chilena Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)
Catalog Number:
14/2264
Barcode:
142264.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_152924
Additional Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Possible owner:
Walter (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
William (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Wits (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Sarmiento (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Mapi grass (Juncus magellanicus)
Techniques:
Coiled
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Native Term:
tawĕˊla
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
14/2286
Barcode:
142286.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153098
Additional Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Possible owner:
Walter (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
William (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Wits (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Sarmiento (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Mapi grass (Juncus magellanicus)
Techniques:
Coiled
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Native Term:
tawĕˊla
Place:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego; Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Argentina, Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Catalog Number:
14/2291
Barcode:
142291.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153103
Additional Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Collector:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Seller:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Mapi grass (Juncus magellanicus)
Techniques:
Coiled
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Santa Rosa, Beagle Channel; Canal Beagle (Beagle Channel), Isla Navarino (Navarin Island); Santa Rosa; Antártica Chilena Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)
Catalog Number:
5/8578
Barcode:
058578.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_62894
Additional Online Media:

Bucket

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Wife of Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Previous owner:
Wife of Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Bucket
Media/Materials:
Beech bark, barberry wood, baleen, hide thong/babiche, pigment/pigments
Techniques:
Folded, stitched, carved, wrapped, tied, painted
Dimensions:
32 x 16 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Native Term:
atakála
Place:
Puerto Mejillones (Magallanes); Antártica Chilena Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)
Date created:
circa 1920
Catalog Number:
14/2267
Barcode:
142267.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Containers and Vessels
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_152928
Additional Online Media:

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