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Catalog Data

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:
uloánastába
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
Collection History:
Collected from one of several Yámana individuals (Walter, William, Charley, Wits, or Sarmiento) in 1924 or 1925 during the MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition, led by anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member).
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Catalog Number:
14/2317
Barcode:
142317.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62943d3d6-dfb3-489d-ba4b-c7acd64b2b50
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_152322